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Tough motivator Mark Wahlberg

Tough motivator Mark Wahlberg

Jun 8 2014, 4:08am CDT | by

Mark Wahlberg will threaten to ''crack heads open'' to get work done. The 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' actor enjoys working behind the scenes as a producer and says he is good at the job...

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Tough motivator Mark Wahlberg

Jun 8 2014, 4:08am CDT | by

Mark Wahlberg will threaten to ''crack heads open'' to get work done.

The 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' actor enjoys working behind the scenes as a producer and says he is good at the job because he understands how to motivate different groups of people.

He said: ''I've got people where positive encouragement is going to get the best results and other people where I have to threaten to crack their head open.''

The 42-year-old star began his production career with TV show 'Entourage' and says he made the change because he wanted to be in control and have the perfect projects to work on.

He explained: ''I got tired of waiting for the right project to drop on to my desk.

''If I don't do it, nobody else is going to do it, and if I don't tell everybody how to do it, it's not going to be done the right way.''

Though Mark does a lot of preparation for his acting roles, he insists he turns in a performance with ''no great effort''.

He told Britain's GQ magazine: ''Everyone's different. I know some actors have their whole routine where they don't want anybody around them or they need to play music or whatever, but the James Cagney philosophy always made more sense to me. Prepare for the part. Be the part. And with no great effort, play the part.

''There were times on the set of 'Lone Survivor' where I'd be covered in blood, and I'd just be throwing a football around, playing games before a take and then the actor would yell, 'Action' and I'd do what I do.''

 
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Lauren Sanchez & Dan Friedkin Launch Pursuit Productions, First Doc ‘Found’ In The Works

Jul 30 2014 12:02pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Emmy award-winner Lauren Sanchez, who is a frontrunner to join The View as a co-host, has formed Pursuit Productions with Dan Friedkin.  Pursuit will focus on telling compelling real life stories from around the globe. The company already has its first documentary feature in the works, Found, and closed a deal with Mark Monroe (Sound City, The Tillman Story, The Cove) to write. Found follows the search for those pilots whose planes were lost in The Battle of Peleliu during World War II.  Also j ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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Morten Tyldum Set to Direct the Book-to-Film Adaptation of CHAIN OF EVENTS

Jul 29 2014 12:45pm CDT | Source: Collider

Morten Tyldum’s Headhunters follow-up, The Imitation Game, won’t make its big debut until the Toronto International Film Festival in September, but the film is picking up Oscar buzz, so it should come as no surprise that Tyldum has already locked another project, the big screen adaptation of Fredrik T. Olsson’s Chain of Events.  The book doesn’t even arrive until November 4, 2014, but Warner Bros. snatched up the rights last August and is already making moves to get t ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 
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William Shatner May Be in Ted 2

Jul 29 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: ign

Star Trek icon William Shatner will reportedly appear in Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel Ted 2. According to the Boston Herald, Shatner will play himself in the follow-up to the highest-grossing R-rated original comedy film. In Ted 2, Shatner will be at a convention answering questions about his role as T.J. Hooker, but people won't stop bringing up Star Trek in the process. Shatner won't be the only new cast addition if the report pans out, as Amanda Seyfried is set to take ove ...
Source: ign   Full article at: ign
 

 
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Uncharted FIlm Release Date Announced

Jul 23 2014 3:05pm CDT | Source: ign

Sony have revealed the release date for the upcoming Uncharted film -- which has been slated for June 10, 2016 -- a date originally held by The Amazing Spider-Man 3, the Spidey sequel that has now been moved to 2018. According to Deadline, the studio still wants Mark Wahlberg to play the lead role of Nathan Drake, but both Sony and Wahlberg's reps tell the site that "nothing has happened." The Uncharted movie adaptation is to be directed by Se ...
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Comic-Con: Sony Dates Two ‘Spider-Man’ Films And ‘Uncharted’

Jul 23 2014 11:25am CDT | Source: Deadline

San Diego Comic-Con has become more than a place for film studios to vamp their upcoming superhero movies. Now, they use the geek frenzy to stake out release date turf. Days after Disney and Marvel declared release dates for a flurry of superhero films the studio isn’t even ready to identify yet, Columbia Pictures has set its release plans and formalized plans to expand its $4 billion Spider-Man universe. As expected, the next film in the series will be Sinister Si ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 
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Uncharted Movie To Shoot Early Next Year?

Jul 18 2014 2:51am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Seth Gordon sounds optimisticAfter five years of complex development, the Uncharted movie has finally gained some momentum with the arrival of Seth Gordon (The King Of Kong, Horrible Bosses) as director. Asked when production is likely to get underway, Gordon has revealed that "very early next year" is the plan. "That is months from now," he explains, "but it's like tomorrow, essentially, because the prep is so ...
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6 weeks ago

Trek 3, GI Joe 3, Transformers 5 In 2016

Jun 18 2014 12:35pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

CineEurope, the European equivalent of the U.S. exhibitor convention Cinema Con, is underway in Barcelona this week. Paramount Pictures International SVP Edward Ryan used his company's presentation at the event to talk about the studio's aggressive plans release plans over the next few years. The studio confirmed that next year sees the release of "Terminator: Genesis," "Mission Impossible 5," "Friday the 13th in 3D," "Hot Tub Time Machine 2, ...
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'Transformers: Age of Extinction' World Premiere on Thursday at 9:30am ET/6:30 am PT

Jun 18 2014 11:19am CDT | Source: yahoo

Transformers: Age of Extinction Premiere June 19 Imagine Dragons Transformers: Age of Extinction is a summer blockbuster on a global scale, so it’s a natural fit for the stars to return to Hong Kong — where much of the fourth installmentwas shot — for the film’s world premiere. You can watch Mark Wahlberg and his co-stars as they arrive on the red carpet exclusively on Yahoo this Thursday, June 19, at 9:15 am ET/6:15 am PT. And stick around, beca ...
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‘Transformers 4′ Preview: Mark Wahlberg’s Cade Yeager

Jun 18 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: screen rant

Apologies in advanced: This is one of those preview featurettes for Transformers: Age of Extinction that is painfully short on robots, dinosaur robots and robots riding dinosaur robots, and is instead more focused on… the human element. “Best aspect of Michael Bay’s Transformers films…” said no fan ever. We at least have the hope and potential that comes with novelty; in this new start to a new trilogy, we get new human protagonists in the form of wannabe i ...
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6 weeks ago

EMMYS: For Food Shows, It’s More Than What’s In The Kitchen

Jun 18 2014 10:53am CDT | Source: Deadline

Diane Haithman is a contributor to Deadline Hollywood Could this year’s Emmy Reality and Reality-Competition categories turn into a food fight? Perhaps more important: Should there be a law preventing a chef from wrapping zucchini around a toasted marshmallow, creating the S’More from hell (observed in a recent installment of Chopped)? The stage — or should we say table — has been set. In 2010, Bravo’s Top Chef  knocked The Amazing Race off its 7-year pedestal ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline
 

 

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