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'Lone Survivor' Featurette: Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg Want to Honor Fallen Soldiers

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by Damon Houx October 22, 2013 @ 5:36 PM
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Peter Berg's 'Lone Survivor' is hitting theaters right at the end of the year, which means it could very well be an Oscar spoiler. Mark Wahlberg stars alongside Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and Ben Foster in this true-life story of a mission gone bad, and this new featurette talks to the man whose life story the film is based on.

Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg to Headline HBO Athlete Dramedy Pilot

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 2, 2013 @ 2:05 PM
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After dominating the box office this past weekend with Michael Bay's 'Pain and Gain,' Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Mark Wahlberg are heading to the last place we expected to find them -- the small screen. The body-building duo will reunite for an upcoming HBO drama pilot about retired athletes in Miami, with Johnson set to star and Peter Berg attached to direct a script from 'Entourage' writer Stephen Levinson. But is there any chance HBO would pass on such a star-studded series?

HBO's 'The Leftovers': 'Friday Night Lights' Peter Berg to Direct and Produce Pilot

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 12, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
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Former 'LOST' showrunner Carlton Cuse has certainly found his next success in A&E's 'Psycho' prequel drama 'Bates Motel,' but will Damon Lindelof share the same success with his upcoming HBO pilot 'The Leftovers'? With the pilot soon to go before cameras, 'Friday Night Lights' helmer Peter Berg has signed on to direct and produce the rapturous new series, but will 'The Leftovers' prove to be a satisfying course?

'Friday Night Lights' Creator Developing FOX's Greek God Drama 'Olympus'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 1, 2012 @ 1:23 PM
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From gods of the stadium, to the gods of 'Olympus,' Peter Berg sure is keeping busy these days. A 'Friday Night Lights' movie still languishes in development hell, but Berg's next project might be a reel doozy if taken to series. We've just learned that Berg has set his sights on developing 'Olympus,' a Greek god drama with a modern twist, complimenting a FOX development slate that includes yet another godly drama as well, so what seems so electrifying about 'Olympus'?

It's A Happy 'Father's Day' For 'Battleship' Director Peter Berg

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by George Roush June 19, 2012 @ 6:05 PM
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Despite 'Battleship' sinking at the box office like it was made with paper mache models and starred nothing but clones of Rhianna in every role, director Peter Berg continues to push forward in his Hollywood career and has signed on for another project, teaming up with a familiar name from his 'Friday Night Lights' days.