The actor ranted about the drama in a recent interview with New York Magazine’s Vulture column and claimed the reason the film is set for a limited release was because it’s “not very good”
Now Rourke, who plays a musician in Passion Play, has backtracked on his comments, admitting they were made in haste.
He tells Vulture, “Hey, guys. When I talked to you, I was at a party. It was loud and crowded, I was in a s**tty mood and I was trying to get rid of your reporter.
“Mitch is one of my best friends since we were kids. I loved working with him and would do it again tomorrow. I don’t know why I said that stupid s**t. I love Mitch, I love Megan. My bad.”