facebook
twitter
search
search
X
Breaking News: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev will seek a new trial

Rourke to attend 'WrestleMania'

April 2, 2009 at 8:19 PM
| License Photo

HOUSTON, April 2 (UPI) -- Mickey Rourke, who earned an Oscar nod for his portrayal of a pro grappler in "The Wrestler," is to attend a WrestleMania show in Houston, organizers said.

The "9 1/2 Weeks," "Barfly" and "Johnny Handsome" star is slated to make an appearance at Sunday's 25th anniversary celebration of WrestleMania at Reliant Stadium.

Also expected to attend are Carl Edwards, Evander Holyfield, Michael Clarke Duncan, Chester Pitts, Chris Myers, Eric Winston, Mario Williams and Travis Johnson.

Kid Rock has been booked to perform a medley of his hit songs, including "Cowboy," "Bawitdaba," "Rock N Roll Jesus" and "So Hott," and Nicole Scherzinger is scheduled to open the show by singing "America the Beautiful," organizers said.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard depart for overseas missions trip
Christie Brinkley congratulates ex Billy Joel on new marriage
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner vacation amid divorce announcement
Amy Schumer nails 'Real Housewives' audition
Elizabeth Olsen accidentally flashes underwear in Paris