Following the footstep of his fellow actor Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg reportedly has joined the cast of the forthcoming drama "We Own the Night." With 2929 Productions gives hand at financing, the shooting of the film will begin next month in New York.
Directed by James Gray from his own script, "We Own the Night" is set against the turbulent world of Russian organized crime and an embattled NYC Police Department in the 1980s. A Russian narcotics gang has a hit list of NYPD officers and it is up to Joseph, a nightclub manager to save his brother Bobby and father who are next on this list.
Will produce the film among others are Nick Wechsler, Phoenix, Wahlberg, and 2929 Productions president Marc Butan.