Mark Wahlberg Is Max Payne

After completing the film adaption of Lovely Bones, Mark Wahlberg will start shooting for a movie version of the videogame Max Payne, beginning next year, according to Variety. John Moore (Behind Enemy Lines) is directing.

Wahlberg is negotiating to play the titular cop who is haunted by the tragic loss of his family and has little regard for rules as he investigates a series of mysterious murders. He finds himself up against an adversary bent on destroying Max and the streets he protects.