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Mickey RourkeMickey Rourke's hot streak continues today with news that the Oscar-nominated actor will play Conan's father in -- you guessed it -- 'Conan.'

Heat Vision has confirmed that Rourke will join star Jason Momoa in the film, set to begin shooting next month. Marcus Nispel of the 'Friday the 13th' remake will direct, with Lionsgate set to distribute.

Rourke was previously rumored to join the film, based on the character created by Robert E. Howard, last month. Mickey RourkeMickey Rourke's hot streak continues today with news that the Oscar-nominated actor will play Conan's father in -- you guessed it -- 'Conan.'

Heat Vision has confirmed that Rourke will join star Jason Momoa in the film, set to begin shooting next month. Marcus Nispel of the 'Friday the 13th' remake will direct, with Lionsgate set to distribute.

Rourke was previously rumored to join the film, based on the character created by Robert E. Howard, last month.

'Conan' marks one of just many projects that Rourke is currently attached to. Next up for Rourke is '13' opposite Jason Statham, with whom he also worked with on Sylvester Stallone's 'The Expendables.' In addition, Rourke will co-star with Megan Fox and Bill Murray in 'Passion Play' and, of course, battle Robert Downey Jr. in 'Iron Man 2,' in theaters this May (watch the trailer below).

Tell us: Is Rourke the right fit for Conan's father?