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Rourke’s new challenge

Mickey Rourke has landed a new movie role based on the true story of a gay rugby player, the actor confirms. Rourke met up with Welsh sports ace Gareth Thomas over the summer.

hollywood Updated: Dec 31, 2010 01:57 IST

Mickey Rourke has landed a new movie role based on the true story of a gay rugby player, the actor confirms. Rourke met up with Welsh sports ace Gareth Thomas over the summer. “I read the story, it’s one of the toughest, hardest sports... and to be a man that plays rugby that is gay, to live with that secret and to perform at the high level he performed.