Mickey Rourke: Out of Iron Man 2?

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In a recent interview with New York Magazine, Mickey Rourke made his role in Iron Man 2 clear:

It's far from guaranteed.

"Right now, we're not doing Iron Man 2," Rourke said.

Rourke, who has been nominated for an Oscar for his work in The Wrestler, has been rumored to play a tattooed Russian named Ivan. This character eventually becomes the villain Whiplash.

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Iron Man 2 Quotes

Ivan Vanko: [watching Stark on TV] You come from a family of thieves, and butchers. And like all guilty men, you try to rewrite your history, to forget all the lives the Stark family has destroyed.
[later, he works on a machine]
Ivan Vanko: There will be blood in the water, and the sharks will come...

Tony Stark: [about to jump out of a plane] Okay, give me a smooch for good luck, I might not make it back!
[Instead, Pepper kisses the "lips" of Stark's helmet and throws it out of the plane]
Pepper Potts: Go get 'em, boss!
Tony Stark: [diving after the helmet] You complete me!

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