Source: Heat VisionHeat Vision
says that Mickey Rourke
is in negotiations to play the father of the title character in Lionsgate’s Conan
is directing the film, which being produced by Nu Image/Millenium Films and sees Jason Momoa
playing the barbarian warrior created by Robert E. Howard
Shooting is scheduled to start in Bulgaria in March.
The story sees Conan embark on a quest to avenge the slaughter of his people including his father, Corin.
Rourke, who had been tipped off to play the father by website Latino Review
in January, was offered the role, but dealmaking fell apart. The two sides came back to the table in the last couple of weeks.