But there's good news — he'll still be at WrestleMania!
This is the worst news you'll hear all day.
The world's greatest awards campaign continues!
See this year's only BAFTA acceptance speech to necessitate an apology from the BBC!
Plus: Mickey Rourke to make bad-seeming movie, for old time's sake.
Plus, Julian Schnabel's been busy.
Plus: J.J. Abrams doles out some fanboy nip regarding 'Star Trek.'
"Mickey was very honored to be asked as he has the greatest respect for WWE however he will not be participating in Wrestle-Mania. He is focusing entirely on his acting career."
While his chances at WWE glory continue to rise.
Probably Mickey Rourke.
What's next? Will Matthew Modine replace Robert Downey Jr.?
One man's snub turned into another's gain.
It's the Fun Bobby of awards shows!
Mickey, we're begging you — turn down this part!
Plus: McG gets wet.
We're not really sure we're buying this one.
The Wrestler Director Darren Aronofsky on Mickey Rourke and the Benefits of Having a Small Music Budget
Aronofsky rapped to Vulture about his new movie and how a Ratt song can enhance the emotional texture of a bar scene.
'The Wrestler' is the first role to fully exploit the gruesomeness of Rourke's real-life appearance.
Former WWF Champ Mick Foley Tells Us Whether the Brutal Use of Thumbtacks in The Wrestler Is Truly Authentic
Conclusion? It's pretty real!
Bobby Brown: 'The word on the street is that I'm well-endowed.'
Will doubts over the veracity of their shilling hurt them at Oscar time?
Plus: Mickey Rourke's pretty sure the ladies will like his new movie.
Mickey Rourke's Oscar buzz has plateaued a bit, so now seems like a pretty good time to release the trailer.
Plus: Important Tom Selleck news!