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Max Payne to be played by Marky Mark - Funky Bunch will dance for food

Posted by: Chuck at 11/9/2007 8:24 AM
Empire is reporting that Mark Wahlberg will be playing the role of Max Payne in the movie adaption of the game.  I'm a bit torn on this as Mark Wahlberg is fantastic actor (See "The Departed" or the unerappreciated "The Corrupter") but I'm not sure that this is really a game that needs to be turned into a movie.  Will they cut out all the over wrought prose and drug sequences or will those make it to the big screen?  I guess we'll find out when the movie is released but I'm not overly optimistic.