Mark Wahlberg Will Play the Lead in David O. Russell’s Uncharted


It looks like Mark Wahlberg will get a second shot at video-game-to-movie adaptations after the so-so gross of 2008's Max Payne. The actor confirmed to MTV that he'll be playing the lead in David O. Russell's adventure tentpole Uncharted, and what's more, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci might be signing up too: "I'm obviously in [for] whatever David wants to do but the idea of it is so off the charts: De Niro being my father, Pesci being my uncle. It's not going to be the watered-down version, that's for sure." Wahlberg says that O. Russell is still writing the script, but the production hopes to press start this summer. [Multiplayer/MTV]