February 08, 2007 05:01:56 GMT
"The Departed" star Mark Wahlberg brought in additional tidbits about the film's follow-up.
Continues to provide interesting info on the follow-up to his latest vehicle "The Departed", Mark Wahlberg has eagerly given Empire Magazine several additional details about the project, notably on progress to attach Robert De Niro in as a key character.
"They're talking about bringing in De Niro to play a senator or a congressman," the actor spilled the bean. "You know, the corruption obviously going deeper and higher up the ranks - reaching up the political chain. So it'll be fun. And if it's a success, they're gonna do a prequel and bring everyone back... make it a trilogy."
In the meantime, Wahlberg also confirmed that screenwriter William Monahan is currently hard at work writing the sequel's script while mentioning that filming on the flick could begin sometime at "the beginning of next year or end of this year."