Mark Wahlberg Eyeing ‘Headhunters’ Reboot

The veteran Hollywood star recently saw the Norwegian version of the film and was impressed enough to pursue it.
BY | Wahlberg eyes Headhunters RemakeMark Wahlberg is in early talks to remake the Norwegian action thriller, Headhunters. The story is based on the book by Jo Nesbo.

The film follows Roger Brown, who is good at two things: hiring people and stealing from them. He'll risk it all when he meets a former mercenary who owns a painting worth millions.

The actor interviewed with Short List and said this about the original:

"I saw a film recently called Headhunters," he said. "It's a Norwegian film and it's one of the best movies I've seen in a long time." he added "I met with the director and pleaded with the studio that has the rights so we'll see if we get anywhere with that."

You can also see the star in Contraband, a remake of Reykjavik-Rotterdam Icelandic action thriller from 2008. Contraband was released January 13, 2012 in the U.S.

Headhunters was released April 27th, 2012.

Sources:Short List

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