Mickey Rourke joins The Courier
Mickey Rourke has joined the cast of action thriller The Courier.
The Wrestler star will appear opposite Jeffrey Dean Morgan, with no further details known about his role, reported TheWrap.
Jeffrey will play "a courier who has taken on improbable missions and never missed a drop" in Hany Abu-Assad's film, which will start shooting this month in New Orleans.
The courier is hired to deliver a briefcase to a notorious underworld figure who can't be found, but soon finds himself pursued by corrupt cops, double-crossing federal agents and rival crime bosses.
Mickey next big screen outings include Tarsem Singh's Greek epic Immortals and Passion Play alongside Megan Fox and Bill Murray.
He is also attached to star in Tony Scott's Potsdamer Platz and will play real-life hitman Richard Kuklinski in The Ice Man.