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Schwarzenegger to replace Mickey Rourke as gay rugby player Gareth Thomas in film

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  1. Helen Wilson 1 Apr 2012, 12:23am

    Hmmmm nice try but its too unbelievable!

  2. Jonboyfraser 1 Apr 2012, 12:36am

    1 minute past 12 makes me sure this is an April Fools….

    1. Only one thing could have made it more obvious!

  3. You gotta be kidding me. Mickey Rourke was laughable. Arnold doesn’t come close to having the acting chops to pull this off. The only guy who comes close is Jason Statham. I know he’s not Welsh but at least he’s from the North.

    This better be a April Fools joke.

  4. radical53 1 Apr 2012, 1:28am

    Not just the accent will be the problem.

    Isn’t he too old to play Gareth Thomas!!!

  5. April fools….

  6. Scott of Sydney 1 Apr 2012, 3:03am

    Better joke would have been to say Kirk Cameron. He would appear believable due to his desperation to get noticed.

  7. I’ll be back boyo!

  8. Ben Foster 1 Apr 2012, 8:09am

    thishas GOT to be the April Fol joke for this year tho i ws also wondering about the Cardina’s u-turn

    1. Ben Foster 1 Apr 2012, 8:10am

      my spelling is suffering from last night’s late night.

      1. lol … as long as it was fun

        1. Ben Foster 1 Apr 2012, 9:46am

          oh, it was!

    2. Spanner1960 2 Apr 2012, 9:43am

      Can I have a vowel please, Carol?

  9. Groan …

  10. I got fooled :)

    But yes, Jason Statham would be perfect for the role.

    1. I love Jason Statham. He was an olympic diver at one time so he is also a proper sportsman. I like Arnie too but he is far too old.

  11. The film was first announced on 1st April a couple of years ago, wasn’t it?

  12. OK I’ll admit it, you had me going for all of 5 seconds!
    Wouldn’t entirely surprise me though given some of the duff movies Arnie’s appeared in. Kindergarten Cop anyone?

  13. Christine Beckett 1 Apr 2012, 11:08am



  14. Spanner1960 1 Apr 2012, 11:27am

    Apparently Stephen Green will be playing his boyfriend.

  15. Sinnysinsins 1 Apr 2012, 11:35am

    Well, this is the best mindf-ck yet.

  16. but….but….he’s 78!!!

  17. Obviously an April Fools, he wouldn’t use that term “girly men” in this context ever again.

  18. Jason Statham has been proposed on here- and he possibly would be a good contender to play Gareth Thomas.

    I wonder if Luke Evans might be a good option? Right age, decent body, Welsh (so accent not a problem) and has the bonus of also being gay and good looking?

  19. How stupid the powers in Hollyweed be? Incredibly stupid!!! Get rid of his Austrian accent? So far he hasn’t been able to. Learn to act? Another no go, there! Never mind the age difference. AHNIE seems to have forgotten he’s way over the hill. And the plastic surgery hasn’t helped. Must be an APRIL FOOLS prank!

    1. “Must be an APRIL FOOLS prank!”

      you must be a genius.


  20. Paddyswurds 1 Apr 2012, 12:33pm

    Last night when I tried to comment on this story, it was refused because Pink News thinks 7+9 is something other than 16 …..Who, one wonders is the genius behind that farce?

    1. That’s happened to me a couple of times too when I’ve typed in the correct number, in the last week.

  21. 12.01 ……. who’s the real April Fool – Pink News!!
    Nice try, boys, but ……….

    1. Ues it was 12:01 am this morning that the story was posted – so it stands acording to superstition

  22. Jim Fields 1 Apr 2012, 2:40pm

    y’all most have been busy thinking this stuff up
    or was it one to many pints at the pub

  23. wonderful concept! but shouldn’t that role go to a much younger actor? no offence Schwartz!

    1. Check today’s date again and the penny drops in 5…4…3…2…

  24. Haha. April Fools. Alas, Rourke is still in line to play GT.

  25. Fillop Rao – an anagram of April Fool XD

  26. Errrrm….I am so glad this is April 1st!!!

  27. How about Hugh Jackman

  28. Jock S. Trap 2 Apr 2012, 12:20pm

    Errrrrrrrrrrr? Seriously??!!!

    1. Jock S. Trap 2 Apr 2012, 12:21pm

      lol ok saw this on April 2nd so doesn’t count!! lol

  29. Staircase2 2 Apr 2012, 10:57pm

    April Fools Day thing right…

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