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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...

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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.''

 
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AFI Fest 2014 Full Schedule Revealed; Free Tickets Available Friday

Oct 23 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

In just a few weeks, one of the best films festivals in Los Angeles hits the silver screen. It’s the AFI Fest Presented by Audi. Taking place from November 6-13 in Hollywood, CA, the festival not only features some of the fall’s most highly anticipated films. Tickets are completely free. For real. This year, some of the big titles screening are Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Inherent Vice, Bennett Miller‘s Foxcatcher, Mark Wahlberg in The ...
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Watch: Mark Wahlberg Says FU in Trailer for The Gambler

Oct 22 2014 12:45pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Mark Wahlberg's performance in The Departed, arguably his best, relied heavily on colorful cusswords. These weren't the sole reason for the greatness of said performance of course, but... what can you say: the Wahlberg cusses well!The lovely thing about the anxiously awaited (at least by the specimen of internet blogger with one, shifty eye on the Oscars) first teaser trailer for The Gambler is that's it's basi ...
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Rupert Wyatt’s The Gambler Red Band Trailer Lands Online

Oct 22 2014 12:19pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

John Goodman and Mark Wahlberg fill the swear jarSporting an air of clammy tension and an Elmore Leonard-y vibe, crime drama The Gambler wants your attention for a couple of minutes. It has a new trailer that Empire is pleased to debut. Click below to watch it in full.Rupert ‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Wyatt’s latest is a return to the jittery thrills of The Escapist. It draws a bead on literary professor Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg), whose weakne ...
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Rupert Wyatt’s The Gambler Trailer Lands Online

Oct 22 2014 12:04pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

John Goodman and Mark Wahlberg fill the swear jarSporting an air of clammy tension and an Elmore Leonard-y vibe, crime drama The Gambler wants your attention for a couple of minutes. It has a new trailer that Empire is pleased to debut. Click below to watch it in full.Rupert ‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Wyatt’s latest is a return to the jittery thrills of The Escapist. It draws a bead on literary professor Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlbe ...
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6 weeks 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 will share a movie with the A ...
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7 weeks 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-rolling err ...
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7 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 his girlfriend, his family ...
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7 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 fir ...
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7 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 sce ...
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7 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. Meanwhile, the upcoming rebo ...
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