Rourke, Green In “Mona Lisa” Remake

Mickey Rourke is set to star in a remake of Neil Jordan’s 1986 British gangster film “Mona Lisa” reports Variety.

Rourke will play an ex-con who takes a job as a chauffeur for a high-class escort.

Eva Green (“Casino Royale”) is in advanced negotiations to play the escort. Bob Hoskins and Cathy Tyson starred in the original.

Controversial director Larry Clark (“Kids,” “Ken Park”) is writing and directing. Filming kicks off this July in New York.