Thursday, January 8, 2009
Mickey will confront Iron Man
Mickey Rourke, who is primed to win an oscar this year for his huge comeback in The Wrestler, just signed on to face off against Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 2. He will play a tattooed Russian heavy named Ivan who becomes Whiplash, a man with deadly, technologically enhanced coils. Robert Downey Jr and Gweneth Paltrow will return. However Terrence Howard will be replaced by Don Cheadle in this go-round.