Rourke to play papa Conan

Mickey Rourke has officially has offically signed on to the Conan The Barbarian remake.

 

The Wrestler star will portray Conan’s father Corin in the action-adventure project


Directed by Marcus Nispel, the film will star  Jason Momoa as the title character. Actor Leo Howard, 12, has been cast as the young Conan.

 

Production is set to begin on the film in Bulgaria this March.