Sound Bite: Mark Wahlberg – how’s the story get pitched
Well nobody really pitched it to me really other than his really uhm which was, he didn’t have to sell me that hard I’ve been a big fan, I’ve actually been giving him crap about not hiring me for quite some time. But uh we had dinner and he said this is Kramer vs. Kramer meets the birds and I was like oh ok and then I went and read it and I was like wow, I thought uh I thought there was a, there was a good comparison but I also thought for me, my own selfish reasons what a great opportunity to play a character that I rarely get an opportunity.
Sound Bite: Mark Wahlberg – on being a different character
Yes so you know why not, you know god, that’s what I try to do every time out I want to do something different you know wanna you know if I’m going to continue to show people the same thing I might as well be doing television you know this is uh this is what I wanna do and I want to constantly challenge myself and grow as an actor so you get an opportunity to work with a guy like Night you know uh it’s a crash course.
Sound Bite: Mark Wahlberg – script was a page turner
It was but it was but it was a page turner so it was like you know so it was just like you know I’d have to go back and read it again to really start paying attention to how I could actually play this character because you just start reading it and you’re right in the moment.
Sound Bite: Mark Wahlberg – real science behind movie
Yes, Night continued to pump me with real information you know that thing about honey bees is real, obviously millions of bees disappeared primordial bacteria in Austria. He didn’t, it didn’t take him long to convince me that this was very possible.
Sound Bite: Mark Wahlberg – seeing things differently
Yeah definitely since 911 and of course the birth of my children you know I think uh yeah were living in a tricky time.
Sound Bite: Mark Wahlberg – modern day Hitchcock
Yeah its good old fashioned storytelling (talks) yes definitely he’s the master of suspense.
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