Mark Wahlberg’s “The Six Billion Greenback Man” is shifting ahead with a brand new director.
17 Apr – For the reason that film adaptation of “The Six Billion Greenback Man” was introduced in late 2014, just one factor stays sure, that’s Mark Wahlberg will probably be starring in it.
Not so sure, nevertheless, is who will probably be directing.
Now Selection introduced phrase that lastly one other director has stepped in for the half and it’s none aside from “Bumblebee” helmer, Travis Knight.
Beforehand, Argentine filmmaker Damian Szifron, who directed the Oscar-nominated “Wild Tales”, was in cost however after engaged on the film for 3 years, he was let go in Might 2018 as a result of “artistic variations”.
It isn’t but recognized whether or not Knight will probably be choosing up the place Szifron left off or, most probably, he’ll begin the venture from scratch.
“The Six Billion Greenback Man” will star Wahlberg as a former astronaut who turns into a robust cyborg after receiving bionic implants and now works as a undercover agent for the federal government.
The character was initially performed by Lee Majors in “The Six Million Greenback Man”, the sci-fi TV collection that the film is predicated on, which in flip was primarily based on the novel “Cyborg” by Martin Caidin. The collection ran for 5 seasons from 1973 to 1978.