Mickey Rourke to Star in War of the Gods


Mickey Rourke (Iron Man 2) will star in Relativity Media’s War of the Gods opposite Henry Cavill and Freida Pinto.

Rourke is set to play the villain, King Hyperion, in the Tarsem Singh-directed film which starts shooting in April.

War of the Gods follows a young warrior Theseus who leads his men into battle with the immortal Greek gods to defeat evil elder gods of the Titans in order to save mankind.

Universal will distribute the film produced by Gianni Nunnari of Hollywood Gang Productions, Mark Canton of Atmosphere Entertainment and Relativity’s Ryan Kavanaugh. Nunnari and Canton previously partnered on 300.