Mickey Rourke, Kellan Lutz onboard to star

Margate House Films has set up the indie thriller “Java Heat” with Mickey Rourke and Kellan Lutz on board to star.

Conor Allyn will helm from a script he co-penned with his father, Rob. Pic revolves around a mysterious American who teams with a Muslim cop to track down a new breed of klepto-terrorists in Southeast Asia. Lutz will play the American and Rourke will play the jewel thief who masterminds the terrorist acts.

The Allyns will produce through Margate House. Ryan Daly, Mark Williams and Lee Roy Mitchell will exec produce.

Lutz and Rourke can be seen next in “Immortals” for Relativity.

Lutz is repped by Innovative and Zero Gravity Management and Rourke is repped by ICM.

Margate House is repped by WME Global.

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