Mark Wahlberg has signed on to star in ‘Arthur the King’, a true-life adventure story for Paramount Players.
Mark Wahlberg will star in the true-life story ‘Arthur the King’ which is based on the 2017 book “Arthur: The Dog who crossed the Jungle to Find a Home,” written by Mikael Lindnord.
Mikael Lindnord, the captain of a Swedish adventure racing team. He met the wounded stray dog during a 400-mile race through the Ecuadoran jungles, first by throwing him a meatball, which led the dog to follow the team through some of the toughest terrains on the planet.
Mark Wahlberg will portray Lindnor, who will also the executive producer. No director is attached. The script has been written by Michael Brandt.
Mark Canton (300) and Tucker Tooley (Den of Thieves) are producing along with Courtney Solomon and Tessa Tooley.
Paramount continues to bet on Wahlberg, who starred in two Transformers movies as well as the Daddy’s Home comedies.