Mark Wahlberg


by Arthur Vandelay

Shot in New Orleans, 2 Guns stars Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. From Emmett/Furla Films.


by Arthur Vandelay

Starring New Orleans native Anthony Mackie alongside Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson, Pain & Gain is directed by Michael Bay.

Mark Wahlberg takes on Russell Crowe in ‘Broken City’ trailer

by Jillian Aubin

Emmett/Furla Films just released a new trailer for Allen Hughes’ directorial debut Broken City. The crime thriller stars Mark Wahlberg as ex-cop Billy Taggart who is hired by the mayor of an unknown metropolis (Russell Crowe) to investigate the activities of his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones). As Taggart begins to uncover the truth, he finds himself trapped […]

Anthony Mackie cast in next Michael Bay film

by Elizabeth Glauser

New Orleans native and Scene favorite Anthony Mackie has signed on to the upcoming Michael Bay dark comedy Pain & Gain. The Transformers director’s latest venture will also feature performances by Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Ed Harris. Mackie is one of three male leads in the story about a group of body builders caught […]

BEFORE THE SCENE with Mark Wahlberg

by AJ Buckley

Before the Scene is where we all start. In a small town with our families. In front of a mirror with our friends. The days spent sleeping on a couch. The nights working at a bar. Living with the unknown and surrounded by uncertainty. It’s about the times that define us. It’s about the darkness […]

‘The Mechanic’s Ben Foster gears up for ‘Contraband’

by Brittney Franklin

Between starring opposite Jason Statham in New Orleans-shot The Mechanic, playing an engineer in the romance Here, premiering at Sundance this month, and making his producing debut with Rampart, Ben Foster has been a very busy guy. He recently landed a role in filmmaker Fernando Meirelles’ 360 and is now filming Contraband in New Orleans […]

Golden Globe nods for ‘Red’ and ‘Treme’ star Melissa Leo

by Danielle Tabary

The list of nominees was announced today for the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards. Representing Louisiana this year is New Orleans-shot “Red”, nominated for Best Picture in a Comedy or Musical. Kenner-born Chad Sellers was an animator for Disney’s latest happily-ever-after flick, “Tangled”, which earned a Best Animated Feature nomination. “Treme” star Melissa Leo earned […]