Actor Mark Wahlberg, who thinks that he is still young, was shocked
when he was asked to portray the character of an older person.
The Fighter star assumed he was playing the younger role
when he first got the offer. The 40-year-old actor even went on
looking for co-stars to play the role of the 'older' guy in the
upcoming Paramount Pictures movie.
Mark Wahlberg was told by the filmmakers that they wanted him to
portray the 'older' guy. Initially Troy actor, Garrett
Hedlund was considered for the younger role but later Justin Bieber
“I get this call from Paramount (where they tell me about the
story about) an old guy and a young guy. I'm like, 'Cool, let's get
Jack (Nicholson). Let's get Robert De Niro. Let's get Robert
Duvall.' And they go, 'What about Garrett Hedlund?' I'm like, 'For
what?' They're like, 'For the young guy," MTV news quoted Wahlberg