» Mark Wahlberg Likely To Star In 'Deepwater Horizon'
Mark Wahlberg Likely To Star In 'Deepwater Horizon'
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Actor Mark Wahlberg is set to star in "Deepwater Horizon" - a
cinematic retelling of the BP oil disaster that occurred in the
Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
J.C. Chandor is directing the film, with Lorenzo di Bonaventura
and Mark Vahradian co-producing it. Script is written by Matthew
The adaptation will focus on the infamous incident in which BP's
oil ring caught fire and exploded, killing 11 crew members and
resulting in the largest offshore oil spill in US history.
It is believed that Wahlberg will play the assistant manager of
the rig who tried to save his men. The movie will primarily focus
about what happened behind-the-scenes in the 48 hours leading up to
the day of the disaster Wahlberg, who recently played in Lorenzo di
Bonaventura's Transformers: Age of Extinction is in talks with
Lionsgate. Once the things are finalised, then the production will
start in summer, 2015.