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January 26, 2009

Mickey Rourke in WWE Ring

Mickey Rourke has confirmed he will be participating in Wrestlemania 25.

Rourke who is currently receiving praise for his latest role as The Wrestler said he has been in talks with Rowdy Roddy Piper.

Rourke also said that the wrestling world was very supportive of the film.  "The nicest thing has been the whole wrestling community embracing us.  The movie was about their world."

So will Rourke be in the ringing talking or wrestling?  He said, "Chris Jericho, you better get in shape.  Because I’m coming after your ass."

I bet Jericho is quaking in his boots!


Mickey Rourke heads to Wrestlemania, calls out Chris Jericho
National Post, Canada
After playing a down-and-out brawler to critical acclaim in The Wrestler, Mickey Rourke now has his sights set on the real thing. The 56-year-old actor, ...

‘Wrestler’ star Rourke to get in WWE ring
MSNBC
Mickey Rourke has received critical acclaim for his comeback role in “The Wrestler,” where he plays a former pro wrestling legend who falls on ...

Mickey Rourke's Gonna Get a Smackdown, Agrees To Wrestle On WWE ...
PerezHilton.com, CA
The Wrestler star, Mickey Rourke, has agreed to take part in WrestleMania's big 25th anniversary this April in Houston, Texas. "The boys from the WWE called ...

Oscar-nominee Mickey Rourke says he'll do "Wrestlemania"
The TV Guy, FL
"Vince [McMahon] wants me to do 'Wrestlemania' in Houston," the Oscar nominee told Jerry Penacoli of "Extra." "Chris Jericho ...I'm coming after your a-- . ...

Mickey Rourke and Wrestlemania--couldn't he have waited to ...
Frankly My Dear . . ., FL
Sean Penn, as I mentioned in an earlier posting, seems to have regained his lock on the Oscar for best actor for his work in Milk with a Screen Actor's ...

Mickey Rourke's announcement of his WrestleMania 25 appearance ...
ProWrestling.net, MN
Mickey Rourke announced on the red carpet at the SAG Awards that he will appear at WrestleMania 25. ...

Mickey Rourke Is Participating In WWE’s Wrestlemania?
/FILM, MA
The boys from the WWE called me and asked me to do it…I said, ‘I want to.’ I’m talking with [Wrestler] Rowdy Roddy Piper about it. ...

Mickey Rourke To Wrestle at WrestleMania XXV
Bleacher Report, CA
Riding on the success of 'The Wrestler,' WWE has invited Academy Award nominee Mickey Rourke to appear at the twenty fifth ...

"The Wrestler" to be a wrestler?
The Sun, UK
OSCAR nominated and Golden Globe winning actor Mickey Rourke has signed up to make a special appearance at Wrestlemania 25. ...

Rourke To Wrestle For Real
Radar Online, NY
Mickey Rourke, who is Oscar-nominated for Best Actor in The Wrestler, says he is preparing to get in the ring for real. The 56 year-old actor tells Access ...

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