Mickey Rourke has been signed to star in the action thriller `The Courier`.

Last Updated: Oct 13, 2010, 12:48 PM IST

London: Actor Mickey Rourke has reportedly been signed on to star in upcoming action thriller ‘The Courier’.

While Jeffrey Dean Morgan will play the protagonist, a special deliveryman who gets caught up among criminals and police officers when he is asked to make a delivery to a crime boss, Rourke is rumoured to play the bad guy, reports a website.

The cast also includes ‘Inglourious Basterds’ star Til
Schweiger. The film is being directed by Hany Abu-Assad and the shooting will start next month.