• ‘Mile 22' Director Peter Berg On Not Wasting Time With Mark Wahlberg

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    Director Peter Berg is not one for wasting time. He says as much, but it's also evident when you're on the set of one of his movies, speaking with an actor he's worked with, or talking to the man himself. Look no further than his filmography the last few years to see the borderline light-speed pace at which he works. He's made four movies in the last two years, including his latest pic, Mile 22. Nobody could ever call Peter Berg lazy, that's for certain.
    His newest and fourth collaboration with Mark Wahlberg is a significantly lighter film than their past work. It's Berg, who made a...
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  • ‘Mile 22' Star Mark Wahlberg On His Routine, Working with Peter Berg, and Box Office

    ‘Mile 22' Star Mark Wahlberg On His Routine, Working with Peter Berg, and Box Office

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    Mark Wahlberg is unleashed by director Peter Berg in Mile 22. Playing the unabashedly unsavory hero Jimmy Silva, Wahlberg gives a high-wired performance that never runs out of gas. If you like your Wahlberg fast and loud, Mile 22 has the performance for you.
    Wahlberg's work is reminiscent of some of his great supporting turns where he gets to play a character a little off-center and let loose. He makes Jimmy Silva feel like a supporting character that happens to be the star of the movie. The role is not too far off from the idea of a hothead character like Tommy from I Heart Huckabees (one...
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  • Mile 22 Review

    Mile 22 Review

    1 month ago - By That Moment In

    Mile 22 is an action-thriller where an elite American intelligence officer, aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of the country. Mark Wahlberg teams up with director Peter Berg once again in this action junket about an elite tactical command unit in southeast Asia...
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  • Mark Wahlberg's ‘Mile 22' Hunts Down $1 Million at Thursday Box Office

    Mark Wahlberg's ‘Mile 22' Hunts Down $1 Million at Thursday Box Office

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Mark Wahlberg's “Mile 22” grossed $1 million at the Thursday box office from 2,600 locations.
    Thursday's preview gross is comparable to that of Tom Cruise's “American Made,” which earned $960,000 in previews before opening to $16.8 million. “Mile 22” is expected to have a $17-$18 million weekend, contending with “The Meg” for the No. 2 spot, after “Crazy Rich Asians.”
    This is the fourth collaboration between director Peter Berg and star Mark Wahlberg, and tells the story of an elite CIA team tasked with protecting a valuable asset being hunted by terrorists. John Malkovich, Lauren Cohan...
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