February 1, 2008
- Max Payne
, the long-awaited movie version of the best-selling third-person shooter, is gearing up to start filming soon! Academy Award-nominated actor Mark Wahlberg is set to star as the title character who wages a one-man war on crime when his wife and child are killed by thugs. Shooting on Max Payne
will officially get underway in just over a month, on March 2 in Toronto, according to details newly made available on the ProductionCharts.com website. The shoot is currently scheduled to wrap on May 9.
John Moore, whose most recent projects include the war actioner Behind Enemy Lines
, the horror remake The Omen
, and the airborne adventure Flight of the Phoenix
, is directing from a script by Beau Thorne.