Date: 7th November 2014

Mark Wahlberg to be The Six Billion Dollar Man.

Mark Wahlberg will star in movie The Six Billion Dollar Man, returning to work with his Lone Survivor director Peter Berg.

Wahlberg will play former astronaut Steve Austin, who is given bionic repairs to his body after a nearly fatal crash.

Fitted with bionic legs, right arm and left eye, he uses his new superhuman powers to help the US government.

It is based on the 1972 novel Cyborg by Martin Caidin, which spawned the popular TV series The Six Million Dollar Man in the 1970s starring Lee Majors, as well as spin-off The Bionic Woman.

Wahlberg will also produce the film through his company, Closest to the Hole Prods, with his partner Stephen Levinson.

Source: Press Release