We recently chatted with Stephen Dorff about his role in Tarsem Singh's Greek gods epic Immortals. He explained why he saw his character — a hungry, horny thief and escaped slave — as the perfect antidote to the sometimes stuffy world of the gods.
Mickey Rourke was the best thing about Iron Man 2, and now he's wreaking havoc in a bear-tooth hat in The Immortals. How does he go about creating such memorably batshit villains? We were lucky enough to speak with him one on one recently, and he told us his evil secrets.
Tarsem Singh's Immortals just screened a bunch of new footage, including an absolutely epic extended fight scene between gods and monsters. Disemboweling and decapitation have never looked so visually striking. Read on for our spoiler-y description of the footage!
There's a lot of questions surrounding Tarsem Singh's epic mythological undertaking. We know it will be colorful, and visually astounding... but can this director rein in actor Mickey Rourke? The trailer says yes, but this helmet says no.
You've seen the leaked footage — now behold the demented brain-droppings from Tarsem Singh's Immortals in high definition. Which includes a shrieking modern-day movie fresco. What wonders this mind brings. But will the plot hold up to the pretty?
Release the giant metal bunny hat! Watch Henry Cavill, Stephen Dorff and Mickey Rourke pound their oiled chests in the first ever video from Tarsem Singh's mythic movie Immortals.
Not since John Travolta's Michael have we seen this much angel sex. In Passion Play, Megan Fox plays an honest-to-goodness fallen angel (fluffy wings and all), controlled by the evil Bill Murray and loved by Mickey Rourke.
Are you assiduously avoiding spoilers for Iron Man 2? Well, you're not alone! Mickey Rourke, who plays IM2 villain Whiplash, recently admitted that he doesn't know what happens in the film either:
Isn't it great when actors add little bits to their characters? Take this cockatoo, which Mickey Rourke insisted on, so Whiplash could have someone to argue with while drunk. Help us caption this photo, and check out travel-armor pics.
We ripped through the new Iron Man 2 trailer, pulling out details and combing for clues. Plus check out Robert Downey Jr.'s reactions to the way Mickey Rourke got into character for Whiplash: by holding up pictures of dead pets.
Getting excited for Mickey Rourke's bondage outfit in Iron Man 2? Let us entertain you while you wait for its unveiling by taking a little trip back to an out-of-control movie called Angel Heart.
We can't help it. Despite loving every inch of the original Iron Man movie, just that one pic of Mickey Rourke's new villain Whiplash was enough to make us terrified about the sequel. Let us count the ways it worries.
Curious as to what Mickey Rourke is going to look like as Whiplash in next summer's Iron Man 2? Be curious no longer.
With the cast list seemingly falling apart in public and the studio apparently forcing actors out due to low pay, is Iron Man 2 becoming the movie that'll end Marvel's run of movie successes?
Mickey Rourke has finally been offered the role of Iron Man's evil nemesis Crimson Dynamo, but for a pathetic sum. Is Marvel intentionally trying to tank Iron Man 2?
Mickey Rourke, who is riding on the shoulders of delighted critics for his kick-ass performance in The Wrestler, is joining the cast of Iron Man 2 along with the always-great Sam Rockwell.