Robert Downey Jr. Stumps for Mickey Rourke in Iron Man 2

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Will Mickey Rourke really star opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 2?

Extra asked that question to the man that portrays Tony Stark during the Annual Oscar Nominee Luncheon. At the event, Downey wasn't shy in campaigning for his fellow nominee to play the villain in the Jon Favreau-directed sequel.

"I know that we've been talking about it a bunch," Downey said. "As long as we can make it a really great role, then I would urge him to continue considering it. We'd love to have him and we'll see how it goes."

Iron Man 2 is scheduled to begin filming this April in Los Angeles.

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