11 Updates
Mark Wahlberg to produce hacker thriller

Mark Wahlberg to produce hacker thriller

Dec 13 2012, 4:14am CST | by

Mark Wahlberg is to produce an as-yet untitled thriller about a hacker. The 'Broken City' actor could also take on a role in the Universal movie, which is being scripted by co-producer Jonathan...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Mark Wahlberg to produce hacker thriller

Dec 13 2012, 4:14am CST | by

Mark Wahlberg is to produce an as-yet untitled thriller about a hacker.

The 'Broken City' actor could also take on a role in the Universal movie, which is being scripted by co-producer Jonathan Herman based on a piece written by David Kushner for GQ magazine called 'The Hacker Is Watching'.

The real-life case saw students at a large US high school targeted by a ruthless, skilled hacker who gained access to their computers and managed to set up the webcams on their laptops to film them unawares, as well as sending malware and various other rogue files to the machines.

Mark and Jonathan have previously produced 'Contraband' for Universal and are also developing action comedy 'Bait and Switch' and thriller 'The Disciple Program' for the studio.

Mark can next be seen starring in 'Broken City', '2 Guns', and 'Lone Survivor', and was recently linked with a role in 'Transformers 4'.

Director Michael Bay - who helmed the first three films in the franchise - previously dismissed speculation the 'Ted' star is going to be in the forthcoming movie but the filmmaker has now hinted the 41-year-old star could appear in the motion picture after rumours presented him with the idea to cast Mark.

In a post on his personal website, Michael wrote: ''I squashed a rumor that was on the internet last week. It was about Mark Walhberg. Mark was rumored to be staring in Transformers 4. We are working on another movie together, not T4.

''I had such a great time working with Mark on 'Pain and Gain', and he gave such a great performance - well let's say that very internet chatter gave me some ideas. We are at the inception of our story process right now on T4. Let's say some ideas are gaining traction with me and my writer - so I'm here to say thanks internet chatter.''

 
Update
11

1 week ago

Best of the Week: Marvel Crossover Rumored, 'Ghostbusters' Rebooted, 'Inherent Vice' Reviewed and More

Oct 10 2014 8:24pm CDT | Source: movies.com

The Important News We got our first look at Disney's Tomorrowland. And our first look at Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson in The Gambler. And our first look at Will Smith and Margo Robbie in Focus. Ghostbusters 3 is now moving ahead as a reboot and hired a writer. Terminator 5 and 6 might be shot back-to-back. Jeff Goldblum says he's still on board for the still happening Independence Day 2. Rumor has it that Spider-Man w ...
Source: movies.com   Full article at: movies.com
 

 
Update
10

1 week ago

LOL: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Honest Trailer

Oct 8 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

The Screen Junkies team isn’t always mean. When they’re genuinely impressed by a movie, they’re honest enough to say so. But if I’m being honest, it’s more fun to watch them rip a deserving target to shreds. And the Transformers: Age of Extinction Honest Trailer is truly a delight to behold. The video tears into all the obnoxious, nonsensical, and downright stupid aspects of the Michael Bay-directed extravaganza, and even delves into some eye-rolli ...
Source: slash film   Full article at: slash film
 

 
Update
9

2 weeks ago

First Images From The Gambler

Oct 7 2014 6:13pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Mark Wahlberg's got problemsAfter dodging giant robots and running around a lot for Michael Bay in Transformers: Age Of Extinction, Mark Wahlberg’s spent time since dealing with something a little more down to Earth in Rupert Wyatt’s new film The Gambler. The first images are now online. {The Gambler Stills}The Gambler follows a literature professor whose gaming addiction lands him in trouble with ...
Source: Empire Online   Full article at: Empire Online
 

 
Update
8

2 weeks ago

New Pics from Set of ‘Ted 2’ as Stephen Collins Is Fired from Movie

Oct 7 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: extratv

Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried were snapped on the set the Seth MacFarlane sequel, “Ted 2," as Stephen Collins is fired from the movie. ...
Source: extratv   Full article at: extratv
 

 
Update
7

2 weeks ago

‘Ted 2′ Will Have a Scene at Comic-Con; Los Angeles Residents Can Be in the Film

Oct 7 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

As Seth MacFarlane continues shooting Ted 2, drips and drabs of info are coming out about the film. The supporting cast just sounds awesome, as it features Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, John Slattery and Dennis Haysbert. There’s a good chance there will be some more Flash Gordon, and Amanda Seyfried has taken over for Mila Kunis. Now, we can add another piece to the puzzle. A call for Los Angeles extras reveals a scene in Ted 2 will take place at Comic-Con. Below, find out how ...
Source: Slash Film   Full article at: Slash Film
 

 
Update
5

2 weeks ago

"Deepwater," "Vacation" Reboot Get New Dates

Oct 6 2014 9:58pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Summit Entertainment has announced that JC Chandor's "Deepwater Horizon" is set to score a release on September 30th 2016. Matthew Sand and Matthew Carnahan penned the script. Mark Wahlberg stars in the movie about the true events that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and chronicles the courage of those who worked on the rig during what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history. Meanwhil ...
Source: Dark Horizons   Full article at: Dark Horizons
 

 
Update
4

2 weeks ago

Release Dates for VACATION Reboot, DEEPWATER HORIZON, and A LITTLE CHAOS

Oct 6 2014 9:20pm CDT | Source: Collider

A few release dates to announce: New Line moved the Vacation reboot starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate to October 9, 2015. Deepwater Horizon is set for September 30, 2016.  Mark Wahlberg is in talks to star in writer/director J.C. Chandor's follow-up to All Is Lost. A Little Chaos will open March 27, 2015.  Kate Winslet, Stanley Tucci, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Alan Rickman star in the feature directed by Rickman. Dates via Box Office M ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 
Update
3

2 weeks ago

Ted 2 Will Recreate Comic-Con

Oct 6 2014 6:31pm CDT | Source: ign

Thanks to a request for extras, we now know that a portion of Seth MacFarlane's Ted 2 may take place at San Diego Comic-Con. According to Collider, Beinamovie.com is currently calling for extras for scenes "set at the World's Largest Comic & Sci-Fi Convention." Filming will take place over a period of 11 days in Los Angeles, so it looks like this may be a significant part of the movie. Plot details for Ted 2 are still scarce, but this latest deve ...
Source: ign   Full article at: ign
 

 
Update
2

2 weeks ago

Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Set for Sept. 2016 Release

Oct 6 2014 6:09pm CDT | Source: variety

Lionsgate has dated Mark Wahlberg’s “Deepwater Horizon” drama for Sept. 30, 2016. J.C. Chandor, director of “All Is Lost,” is directing the Summit-Participant Media movie centered around the oil rig tragedy. The companies acquired feature rights in 2011 to The New York Times article “Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hour,” written by D ...
Source: variety   Full article at: variety
 

 
Update
1

2 weeks ago

‘Deepwater Horizon’ Starring Mark Wahlberg Gets 2016 Date

Oct 6 2014 5:32pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Summit Entertainment has staked out a date for Deepwater Horizon, the true story account of the devastating 2010 BP oil spill that Mark Wahlberg is starring in and JC Chandor is directing. The film from Participant Media and Lorenzo di Bonaventura's di Bonaventura Pictures will hit theaters in wide release on September 30, 2016. Script by Matthew Sand and Matthew Carnahan turns the worst oil spill since the Exxon Valdez into an action-drama, de ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Sarah Jessica angers homeowners association
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker has come under fire from a homeowners association here after she staged a photoshoot for her shoe line on the steps of the house that featured in her hit TV show "Sex And The City".
 
 
Eddie Murphy replaces Jackson in 'Cook'
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor-comedian Eddie Murphy has been tapped to replace Samuel L. Jackson in an upcoming drama called "Cook".
 
 
Pitbull to host 2014 American Music Awards
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Pitbull has been finalised to host the 2014 American Music Awards (AMA) again.
 
 
Ben is charming, says LaBeouf
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Shia LaBeouf finds "Armageddon" star Ben Affleck "charming".
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Keira Knightley was 'a goody two-shoes'
Keira Knightley was ''a goody two-shoes'' when she was younger. The 29-year-old actress claims she was a ''boring'' well-behaved child and never skipped school because she didn't want to upset her parents or teachers....
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kat Dennings is in love with Kim Kardashian
Kat Dennings thinks Kim Kardashian's butt is ''amazing.'' The '2 Broke Girls' actress was ''very nervous'' when the 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star filmed a cameo for the show's 80th episode and was too shy to...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Taylor Swift doesn't 'need some guy' for inspiration
Taylor Swift is ''figuring out how to cope'' with life on her own. The 'Shake It Off' hitmaker hopes her upcoming album, '1989,' will prove she doesn't ''need some guy'' to help her ''make a great record'' or to feel...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Sarah Hyland is 'great'
Sarah Hyland says she is ''great'' after obtaining a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend. The 'Modern Family' star is happy to be focusing on her career again after a judge recently granted her a three-year...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
India re-elected to UNHRC for two years
United Nations, Oct 21 (IANS) India was Tuesday re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the term 2015-2017 in a keenly contested election in the UN General Assembly in New York. Other...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Spanish nurse cured of Ebola
Madrid, Oct 21 (Xinhua) Spanish nursing auxiliary Teresa Romero was pronounced cured of the Ebola virus disease according to World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines after the results of a second test confirmed...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Gurdwara closed in Belgium
Brussels, Oct 21 (IANS) The mayor of the town of Vilvoorde in Belgium, Hans Bonte, has ordered the closure of the local gurdwara, Guru Nanak Sahib, for one month. Belgian media Tuesday charged that the Sikh temple "...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Air strikes kill 28 militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 28 militants were killed when the Pakistani army launched an air strike in the country's northwest tribal town of Datta Khel Tuesday, military said. In a statement, Inter Services...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Report reveals large-scale torture in China's 'Black Jails'
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) The use of hotels and factories as clandestine prisons where thousands of people -- mostly women -- are tortured to prevent their complaints against the government from coming to light has...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Clinical trials of Ebola vaccine start Nov 1 in Switzerland
Geneva, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced Tuesday that it will begin clinical trials Nov 1 in Switzerland of one of the two anti-Ebola vaccines currently under development. WHO Assistant...
Read more on Business Balla