Mickey Rourke to appear in anthology series 'Berlin, I Love You'

| Updated: Aug 03, 2017 08:55 IST

Los Angeles [U.S.A.], August 3 (ANI): 'Cities of Love' series is all set to add 'The Wrestler' to its cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mickey Rourke will star in anthology movie 'Berlin, I Love You', the latest in the Cities of Love series. Rourke will star in the Schweiger-directed segment, playing a divorced man whose intimacy with a young female stranger in a sports bar causes him to question the identity of his estranged daughter. Rourke is the latest to join the A-list ensemble that already includes Diego Luna, Orlando Bloom, Sophie Turner, Jack Huston and Jared Leto. Patrick Dempsey and Renee Zellweger will also star, as well as make their directorial debuts as part of the film. Other directors will include Massy Tadjedin, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, Shekhar Kapur, Tom Van Avermaet and Fernando Eimbcke, along with German directors Til Schweiger, Dennis Gansel and Dani Levy. 'Berlin, I Love You' will explore how romance is expressed through love won, lost and everything in between in Berlin. The Cities of Love franchise has also included stops in Paris ('Paris je t'aime') 2006 and New York City ('New York, I Love You') in 2008. Claus Clausen from Walk on Water Films will produce alongside his partners Josef Steinberger (Rheingold Films), Edda Reiser (Walk on Water Films) and Alice De Sousa (Galleon Films). Highland Film Group is handling worldwide sales in Cannes together with Disrupting Influence's Glenn Kendrick Ackermann and Jason Piette. (ANI)