Rourke will portray a detective who becomes obsessed with finding and stopping a child murderer while searching for his own redemption. Rourke and Brian Metcalf are both producing under Rourke’s Ruby Baby Limited production company alongside Metcalf’s Black Jellybeans Productions. Metcalf is directing from his own screenplay.
Principal photography is slated to begin next year. “Twilight Into Darkness” will be the second collaboration for Metcalf and Rourke. Metcalf recently directed Rourke in the drama film “Adverse,” which co-starred Penelope Ann Miller, Sean Astin, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Thomas Ian Nicholas.
“I had a wonderful time working with the innovative, talented director Brian Metcalf,” said Rourke. “The young man has incredible integrity and vision. He has gained my respect.”
Rourke won a Golden Globe and Spirit Award for his role in