Total Film brings us the following rumor:
According to The Tracking Board, Universal has ear-marked Wahlberg, currently storming the box office as the new face of the Transformers franchise, as the man to head up the character’s revival.
The report also claims that Universal has approached Peter Berg to produce and direct, which would represent something of a Lone Gunman reunion between he and Wahlberg.
Universal has yet to confirm any of this, although given Wahlberg’s midas touch at the box office of late, it certainly sounds plausible. One to watch with interest…