London (ANI): Mickey Rourke used his own favourite soundtracks to
prepare for his role of Russian villain Whiplash in Iron Man
2. The Wrestler star used songs 'Rehab' by Amy Winehouse and
'Crazy' by Gnarls Barkley to get under the skin of his character,
and wanted to use tracks of his own choice for his scenes.
In fact, the Hollywood actor went all the way and set up a giant
sound system to play the tracks for his dramatic scenes in the
movie. Jon Favreau, moviemaker, told the Entertainment Weekly,
"Mickey has his process, man. He wants the music loud. We'd get
these big speakers... and there were a handful of songs he would
"In that scene when he's walking down the racetrack with the
whips out and people are running and screaming and there's tyres on
fire, Rehab was blasting." Iron Man Robert Downey, Jr.,
however, seemed unimpressed.
The Daily Express quoted him as saying, "I always thought, like,
why is he coming at me with, 'They tried to make me go to rehab?'
If I ever hear that Gnarls Barkley song again, it'll be too