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Variety is reporting this evening that Mickey Rourke, that resurgent star who was nominated for an Oscar for The Wrestler and has landed himself in the sure-hit Iron Man 2, has also signed on to a new project entitled Mona Lisa.

The film will star Rourke as an ex-con who takes a job as a chauffer for a high-class escort. It is a remake of a 1986 Neil Jordan directed film starring Bob Hoskins and Cathy Tyson. Casino Royale dame Eva Green is reportedly in talks to star opposite Rourke.

Larry Clark (Kids) has been tapped to write and direct the remake, which will begin shooting in July.

My thoughts: Mickey Rourke as an ex-con gangsta? No way.

Your thoughts go below.


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