Mickey Rourke to Star in Mona Lisa

Mickey Rourke (upcoming Iron Man 2, The Wrestler) has signed to star in a remake of classic 1980s British gangster film Mona Lisa, reports Variety.

Rourke will play an ex-con who takes a job as a chauffeur for a high-class escort. Eva Green (Casino Royale) is in advanced negotiations to star opposite him.

Bob Hoskins and Cathy Tyson starred in the original 1986 movie directed by Neil Jordan.

Helmer Larry Clark is writing and directing the remake, which starts filming this July in New York.


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