“The Wrestler” news and notes

Daniel Short sent this in:

Mickey Rourke recently took part in a pre-Oscars roundtable interview conducted by Newsweek. Rourke (The Wrestler) was joined by fellow Academy Award nominees Robert Downey Jr. (Tropic Thunder), Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), and Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married) as well as newcomer Sally Hawkins (Happy-Go-Lucky) as they talk about the characters they portrayed, comparing other roles, and how they generally perform as actors.

There were nine videos produced from the interview.


Vee Kay passed on this link to a story about Mickey Rourke saying he will be at WrestleMania 25: click here.

NPR has an interview up with “The Wrestler” director Darren Aronofsky at this link.