HBO Greenlights Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Ballers’ Series Starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Mark Wahlberg has produced Entourage and Boardwalk Empire for HBO. One is an amazing show, and the other is Entourage. So, presumably figuring they’ve got a 50/50 shot at success, HBO has given the go ahead for Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson’s show Ballers to be turned into a series. Via Variety: (Ballers) centers on a group of former and current football players and will star Johnson...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Wahlberg Shares His Feelings on Yankees Signing Ellsbury

Mark Wahlberg doesn’t exactly like the New York Yankees. That’s a little bit of an understatement, of course, but to properly depict Wahlberg’s feelings for the Bronx Bombers would require language that we try to avoid on this website. So naturally, the gossip site TMZ had to ask Wahlberg how he felt about the most recent player to ink with the Yankees – former Boston...
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Wahlberg rips actors for comparing themselves to soldiers: “How f**king dare you?”

Here’s an interesting clip showing Mark Wahlberg lashing out at actors who brag about their training regiments during an interview at a recent screening of his upcoming film Lone Survivor. Wahlberg, who plays former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell in the film, specifically blasts those in Hollywood who compare their training process to soldiers in the military. “For actors to sit...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Wahlberg visits with Michigan football players

The Michigan football players were a little star-struck the other day. Actor Mark Wahlberg, who is in Michigan to shoot the movie Transformers 4, stopped by the Big House to throw the football around. Aphoto of Wahlberg surrounded by several Wolverines was posted on Twitter by the football program while quarterback Devin Gardner put up a video in which he connected on a touchdown...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Wahlberg Visits Michigan’s Football Team and the Big House

Mark Wahlberg visited Michigan’s football team and even took some time to toss around the pigskin at the Big House. In true Wahlberg fashion he even made some bets on a few field goals for good measure. Mark is out in Michigan for the filming of Transformers 4, and had a day off for a little fun with the boys in blue. Just met my favorite actor —...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson & Mark Wahlberg teaming up for HBO series about the life of retired athletes

On the heels of their successful film, Pain & Gain Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his co-star Mark Wahlberg are working together again. This time for HBO. Wahlberg has had much success with the network, producing the hit series “Entourage” and “Boardwalk Empire.” Now it’s Johnson’s turn to join the party. With Johnson starring as well as executive producing along...
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Rock & Mark Wahlberg Team Up For New HBO Series That Will Chronicle the Lives of Athletes

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is getting his own TV series on HBO, according to a report by HBO has ordered a pilot for a half-hour “dramedy” produced by and starring the former WWE Champion. The project will “chronicles the lives of athletes – some retired some still active – living in Miami,” including Johnson. The project will be co-produced by Mark Wahlberg...
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Superfan Mark Wahlberg's Wife Bans Super Bowl in His House

This is a big weekend for Mark Wahlberg. Boston's favorite rapper-turned-actor stars in the movie Ted about a man whose best friend is his crude, boisterous teddy bear come to life. The movie opened to a record-setting debut where it took in the most an original R-rated comedy has ever grossed in an opening weekend. While promoting the movie, Wahlberg explained why his reaction...
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July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Hockey Version of 'Moneyball' Should Cast Mark Wahlberg, Chuck Norris as Bruins Stars

If you like sports movies, you probably liked "Moneyball." The Academy Awards also like it a lot, as evidenced by the Best Picture nomination it received along with Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor nods for Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill. Obviously, Hollywood loves doing the same thing over and over once it proves to be successful, so it should only be a matter of time until...
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Wahlberg claims that if he was on the plane during 9/11 he would have stopped it

Mark Wahlberg: movie star and superhero. When you're a big movie star you're allowed to say outrageous things because people will listen to you. So during an interview with Men's Fitness Wahlberg had this to say about 9/11: "If I was on that plane with my kids, it wouldn’t have went down like it did. There would have been a lot of blood in that first-class...
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January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

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