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17.02.09 | Mickey Rourke to star in 'St. Vincent'


Written by admin 17:29 | More news on the same topic Mickey Rourke
Mickey RourkeMickey Rourke will star in indie drama “St. Vincent,” directed by Walter Hill for Occupant Films and Secret Handshake Entertainment.

Production’s slated to begin later this year. Keith Calder, Joe Neurauter and Felipe Marino of Occupant and Dena Hysell and Joe Gressis of Secret Handshake will produce the film.

“St. Vincent,” scripted by Cameron Young, centers on a hit man returning to his former New York City neighborhood to finish off the botched killing of an informant. He’s then forced to masquerade as a priest and finds himself taking the confessions of his target.

Source: Variety.com

08.01.09 | Mickey Rourke Signs as Russian Villain in Iron Man 2


Written by admin 16:48 | More news on the same topic Mickey Rourke, Iron man 2
Mickey Rourke is moving on from being a washed-up professional wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson in "The Wrestler" to portraying a super villain in "Iron Man 2".

Script is still being written by Justin Theroux, and Marvel has been trying to keep a wrap on details leaking out to fanboys.

Rourke was said to have dropped out over pay when word hit the web the Oscar-nominated actor had been offered a measly $250,000 for the role. Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood Daily says Rourke’s agent David Unger got the quote up to a “significant” level.

Iron Man 2 production is underway and is set for a May 7, 2010 release.

More info:
IMDB.com