'Wrestler' director fought for Rourke

'Wrestler' director fought for Rourke

There are 3 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Dec 23, 2008, titled 'Wrestler' director fought for Rourke. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

When Daniel Craig was in town this fall promoting " Quantum of Solace ," the subject of whom he'd love to work with came up, and he immediately responded, " Darren Aronofsky .

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Montrose, CO

#1 Dec 23, 2008
It's awesome to see Mickey Rourke come out with a comeback. If anyone deserves this its him and from what it sounds like, the director too. I'm excited to see the film.

Chicago, IL

#3 Dec 23, 2008
I agree, Mickey is the king of acting and I've been waiting for him to get a second chance for years. I know his face is a little rough these days but the acting is what's important.

I'm keeping my fingers crossed that he doesn't blow it again and he "brings" it. Mickey of all people can remind everyone what acting is really about instead of staring at pretty boys ala Clooney/Pitt.

Springfield, IL

#4 Dec 23, 2008
Glad to see Rourke and Aronfsky back, and both in top form! Especially glad to see that Rourke seems to have his head screwed on right, for a change. Now, about that face of his...

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