Schweiger, Rourke Join Thriller “Courier”

Til Schweiger and Mickey Rourke have both signed on for the new thriller “The Courier” according to The Wrap.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan plays a courier with a penchant for dangerous assignments. Hired to deliver a briefcase to a notorious crime figure who hasn’t been seen in years, he finds himself being chased by corrupt cops and federal agents along with rivals from the criminal world.

Schweiger will play an FBI agent, Rourke’s role isn’t specified. Schweiger also recently joined McG comedy “This Means War” in which he’ll play an arms dealer.

Hany Abu-Assad (Paradise Now) directs from a script by Derek Haas and Michael Brandt (“Wanted”). Filming kicks off this month in New Orleans.