Date: 30th March 2007

It's all happening for Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is to star in M Night Shyamalan's apocalyptic new thriller The Happening.

He will play a science teacher who flees with his family from a cataclysmic natural disaster, reports

Twentieth Century Fox plans to release the film worldwide bow on Friday, June 13, 2008.

Shyamalan said: "Mark has a unique blend of charisma, humanity, authenticity and skillfulness as an actor."

Wahlberg also signed up this week to star with Matt Damon as a boxer in The Fighter.

Source: Press Release