Mark Wahlberg warned Post Malone against getting more face tattoos

Mark Wahlberg has warned Post Malone against getting any more face tattoos.The actor appears alongside the Circles hitmaker in upcoming movie Spenser Confidential, and the two built up a solid friendship during their time working together. During an ap…

Mark Wahlberg has warned Post Malone against getting any more face tattoos.

The actor appears alongside the Circles hitmaker in upcoming movie Spenser Confidential, and the two built up a solid friendship during their time working together.

During an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden earlier this week, Mark revealed that he had talked with the 24-year-old about his extensive selection of inkings, but lamented that the rapper didn’t seem particularly moved by his words.

“Yes, I have (spoken to him), and you know what, he’s now since added more to his face,” he quipped.

Mark then explained how he tried to get his own tattoos removed before his role in 2010’s The Fighter. However, the process took much longer than he had anticipated.

“It took me five years to get the tattoos removed and it’s dreadfully painful,” the 48-year-old shared. “It’s like hot bacon grease getting flicked on you over and over and over again. I told Posty, it’s gonna be a lot of Bud Lights trying to get those things off you.”

When host James asked what Post’s response was, Mark added: “He says what every kid says, what I said when I got my tattoos. ‘Oh no, no, no, they all have meaning. I’m going to keep them forever.’

“But then you realise, I’m pushing 40, I’ve gotta do something about this.”

In a recent interview with GQ magazine, Post stated that his face tattoos are all part of his effort to make himself feel better about his looks.

“I’m a ugly-a*s motherf**ker… It does maybe come from a place of insecurity, to where I don’t like how I look, so I’m going to put something cool on there so I can look at myself and say, ‘You look cool, kid,’ and have a modicum of self-confidence, when it comes to my appearance,” he told the publication.

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Christian Bale set to reunite with David O. Russell for new drama

Christian Bale is set to reunite with director David O. Russell for a star-studded new movie.The 45-year-old, who previously worked with the writer and filmmaker on The Fighter and American Hustle, is one of the leading men in the film, according to ed…

Christian Bale is set to reunite with director David O. Russell for a star-studded new movie.

The 45-year-old, who previously worked with the writer and filmmaker on The Fighter and American Hustle, is one of the leading men in the film, according to editors at Deadline.

It is understood that the project will follow the story of an unlikely partnership between a doctor and a lawyer.

Bale, who won an Academy Award in 2011 for his role in The Fighter, will reportedly be joined by fellow Oscar winners Jamie Foxx and Angelina Jolie for the project, which has the working title of Amsterdam.

Russell’s frequent collaborator Jennifer Lawrence is also being touted as a potential female lead in the drama, alongside Margot Robbie.

Matthew Budman is set to produce the film, which is being fast-tracked by bosses at New Regency and is part of their new deal with Fox/Disney.

Production is expected to begin in April, and while Bale is rumoured to be playing the villain in the upcoming Marvel Studios blockbuster, Thor: Love and Thunder, that won’t begin filming until later this summer.

Russell hasn’t made a movie since Joy back in 2015, but has been working on a new project based on the book The Skies Belong to Us, with Michael B. Jordan attached to star and also produce.

The Fighter scored seven Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director for Russell, while American Hustle was up for 10 awards, with Bale landing a Best Actor nod.

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Mark Wahlberg set to join Uncharted movie

Mark Wahlberg is in final talks to star alongside Tom Holland in action movie Uncharted. A film adaptation of the popular video game franchise has been in the works for many years and at one point, The Fighter actor was set to star as treasure hunter N…

Mark Wahlberg is in final talks to star alongside Tom Holland in action movie Uncharted.

A film adaptation of the popular video game franchise has been in the works for many years and at one point, The Fighter actor was set to star as treasure hunter Nathan Drake. However, in 2016, he revealed he was no longer attached to the movie and the Spider-Man: Homecoming actor was subsequently announced as the new Nathan Drake in 2017.

According to editors at Variety, Wahlberg wanted to return to the project after learning bosses at Sony Pictures were transforming it into a prequel to the games, which launched on PlayStation in 2007, and he is now in negotiations to play Victor ‘Sully’ Sullivan, a fellow treasure hunter, fortune seeker and businessman, who serves as a friend, mentor and father figure to Drake, who journeys across the world to uncover various historical mysteries.

Since Holland has been in the lead role, the project has passed through a number of directors. He was originally set to work with Stranger Things’ Shawn Levy, but after he dropped out to film Free Guy, 10 Cloverfield Lane’s Dan Trachtenberg was drafted in as a replacement in January. However, in September it was revealed he had quit, and Travis Knight, who made his live-action debut in 2018 with Bumblebee, would be the new director.

Rafe Judkins is penning the script with Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. Production is set to start next year ahead of an expected December 2020 cinema release.

The British actor has multiple projects set for release in 2020, including sci-fi adventure Chaos Walking, drama thriller The Devil All the Time, and a voice role in Disney’s Onward. He is currently filming military drama Cherry, the latest film from his Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo.

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Amy Adams truly impressed by Christian Bale’s Vice transformation

Amy Adams was stunned by Christian Bale’s “impressive” transformation to play former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney onscreen, because it was unlike anything she had ever seen. Vice marks the actors’ third movie collaboration, and although Bale is kno…

Amy Adams was stunned by Christian Bale’s “impressive” transformation to play former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney onscreen, because it was unlike anything she had ever seen.

Vice marks the actors’ third movie collaboration, and although Bale is known for totally changing his physique to portray different characters, his 40 pound (18 kilogram) weight gain, coupled with the prosthetics he had to wear to bring Cheney to life in the biopic, really wowed Adams, who features as the politician’s wife, Lynne.

“Christian Bale, he’s so amazing in this,” she gushed on breakfast show Good Morning America. “He absolutely disappears (into the character), it’s unbelievable.

“I’ve worked with him before, so I wasn’t surprised, but I was so impressed with his commitment and dedication. He’s always so impressive.”

Witnessing the time and effort her The Fighter and American Hustle co-star Christian had to put into becoming Cheney onset each day made Amy realise how lucky she was not to have to spend quite so long in the hair and makeup trailer each morning.

“We had a great makeup team; we had a lot of people helping us out,” she said.

“I hate complaining about my own experience ’cause his was literally like, three to six hours every day, depending on what look he was going into,” Amy continued, adding, “He put on 40 real pounds!”

As for her own role, the actress initially thought the idea of portraying Lynne Cheney across five decades would be near impossible.

“At first I didn’t know a lot about Lynne, and when I received the script, I’m playing her from 20 to 70, and so doing the research and discovering who the character was outside of the public persona and perception of her, posed a real challenge,” she confessed.

However, it was a task Amy was ready to take on: “It was exciting,” she smiled.

And the five-time Oscar nominee was able to find inspiration from someone a little closer to home.

“My grandma grew up in Provo, Utah and she (Lynne) grew up in Casper, Wyoming, and there’s sort of a similar pioneering spirit and toughness, a real ruggedness about them,” she said.

Vice, which also features Sam Rockwell as former President George W. Bush and Steve Carell as ex-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, opens in theatres on Christmas Day (25Dec18).

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Mark Wahlberg promises Mile 22 will be packed with action

Mark Wahlberg has promised fans his upcoming movie Mile 22 will be full of heart-pounding action.The actor has appeared in a string of films based on true events in recent years, including 2010’s The Fighter and 2017’s All the Money in the World.But he…

Mark Wahlberg has promised fans his upcoming movie Mile 22 will be full of heart-pounding action.

The actor has appeared in a string of films based on true events in recent years, including 2010’s The Fighter and 2017’s All the Money in the World.

But he is now looking forward to promoting straight action flick Mile 22, a fictional story from screenwriters Lea Carpenter and Graham Roland which follows an elite American intelligence agent who tries to secretly move a police officer with sensitive information out of a foreign country.

“The idea was to get away from the true stories and just have some fun,” he divulged to Empire magazine.

For the project, Wahlberg is re-teaming with director Peter Berg, who he also worked with on 2013 war film Lone Survivor, disaster drama Deepwater Horizon and Boston Marathon bombing movie Patriots Day. Speaking about the movie, Berg explained that it was nice to have more creative freedom when it came to telling the story.

“Everything’s different. There’s a certain type of pressure that we don’t experience when we’re making something up,” he shared. “There are two other cool pieces to this story that I think people are going to want to see. It’s just a lot of fun to play this part: a very unapologetic, in-your-face guy. We always looked at him like Tommy Lee Jones in The Fugitive.”

Mile 22 also features John Malkovich and Lauren Cohan, as well as Iko Uwais and professional wrestler Ronda Rousey – who will no doubt offer up some exciting fight scenes.

The film is due to hit cinemas from August (18).

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