And wears a stunt body. And lifts in his shoes. And… actually, we think the answer we’re grappling for is ‘no’.
But that’s not stopping Michael J. Rourke from talking to Gareth Thomas (who probably can’t understand a word) about doing a movie of his *checks notes* life.
‘The actor got in touch with the Crusaders star…’ What? Randy Crawford? ‘…after reading about his life story and deciding he was the perfect model for a film, the player’s management have revealed.’ So said a newspaper they line budgie cages with in Wales.
‘The managers of both The Wrestler star and the Bridgend-born 35-year-old are now trying to thrash out…’ Mmm, ‘thrash out’… ‘a deal to get a movie of the life of Wales’ most-capped international onto the big screen…
‘Oscar-nominated actor Rourke, 57 – who is a trained boxer – is believed to have been keen to do a film about rugby for some time. But before discovering Thomas’ story he was not sure about how to find an angle for the project.’
Well, if you need a consultant to work with Gareth on angles, please contact us via this website.