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According to Variety, Mickey Rourke is in talks with Marvel Studios for a part in the upcoming Iron Man 2 sequel. …Rourke is in discussions to play the Crimson Dynamo, a heavily tattooed Russian arms dealer. He’s considered to be an evil version of Iron Man because he battles the superhero in a nuclear-powered suit of armor. Interesting choice if it plays out.  Rourke is on a high recently after his stellar performance in The Wrestler.  Major Spoilers fans will remember Rourke in his performance as Marv in the the Robert Rodriguez/Frank Miller adaptation of Sin City. via Variety

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Yesterday I posted the lead character in Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass series (Dave Lizewski) has been cast, and today, the news is official with Matthew Vaughn announcing Aaron Johnson will play the dweeb with a death wish. Also cast in the flick are Lyndsy Fonseca as Dave’s love interest, and Nicolas Cage as a former cop who trains his daughter (Chloe Moretz) to bring down a druglord. Vaughn and Marv Films partner Kris Thykier are really gathering the cast quickly as they plan for the fall shoot. via THR

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