Mark Wahlberg, LeBron James movie in the works
Mark Wahlberg might soon score a Hollywood hit with NBA superstar LeBron James.
The two-time Oscar nominee appeared on Tuesday night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon during which host Jimmy Fallon showed the audience a photo of the Cleveland Cavaliers player hanging out in Wahlberg’s home gym.
“He and I are talking about doing a movie together,” Wahlberg revealed. “It’s actually a great idea. It’s based around the fantasy league, so these guys get to go to one of these fantasy camps, and me and LeBron have a situation.”
James has steadily increased his on-screen profile in recent years, co-starring in the Amy Schumer comedy Trainwreck in 2015, while he’s also set to appear in the upcoming Space Jam sequel, directed by Fast & Furious 6‘s Justin Lin. James is also an executive producer on the television series Survivor’s Remorse, which airs its season 3 finale on Sunday.
Wahlberg’s latest film, Deepwater Horizon, hits theaters Sept. 30. Watch the actor talk about his potential collaboration with James in the video below.
Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon