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Mickey Rourke And Kellan Lutz To Co-Star In Indonesian Actioner ‘Java Heat’

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There’s a long history of Hollywood plundering Asian action stars for their own, from Bruce Lee to Jay Chou, but aside from the occasional exception (who could forget Paul Rudd in “Gen-Y Cops?” Answer: everyone), the exchange rarely works the other way. But with investment from China and elsewhere becoming more and more important, the balance is starting to tip a little. Kevin Spacey is starring in Chinese picture “Inseparable” and Christian Bale took the lead in Zhang Yimou‘s “The Flowers Of War,” while Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling are heading East for the Bangkok-set “Only God Forgives.”

And now two more are continuing the trend, as a press release from Margate House Films reveals that Oscar-nominee Mickey Rourke and “Twilight” star Kellan Lutz, who are about to appear together in the swords-and-sandals epic “Immortals,” are starring in “Java Heat,” a South-East Asia-set action-thriller from the Indonesia-based company.

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alycakes4632d ago

I'm so glad that Mickey Rourke is back making movies again. He was always very talented. It's too bad that he ruined his looks with all that plastic surgery because he used to be one of the best looking men in Hollywood too.


Kellan Lutz In Talks For Masters Of The Universe

WGTC writes: Twilight star Kellan Lutz is in talks for a role in the upcoming Masters of the Universe movie.

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Hroach6162910d ago

Stop trying to make Kellan lutz a thing Hollywood. He's not gonna happen

dauntingpixel2910d ago

agreed. this is just... no. especially if he's trying to be He-Man. Masters of the Universe is one of the best cartoon series of the 80s and this would be horrible casting.


Mickey Rourke Says He's Not A Marvel Fan (Video)


Mickey Rourke still harbors a grudge toward Marvel Studios over his portrayal of Whiplash in Iron Man 2.

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Kellan Lutz, Taryn Manning, Anton Yelchin Join Cast of 'Experimenter'

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Legend of Hercules star Kellan Lutz, Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin and Orange Is the New Black actress Taryn Manning have joined the cast of Michael Almereyda's Experimenter.

Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder are starring in in the indie drama, which tells of famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram.

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