Wahlberg ready for The Fighter 2?

After scooping Academy Awards for both Christian Bale and Melissa Leo, we’re not that surprised to hear that there might be more life in The Fighter franchise. And it seems that leading man Mark Wahlberg is more than up for the challenge.

Speaking recently, the former underwear model said “Now we’re gonna talk about doing number two. We’re gonna do the Ward/Gatti trilogy and make it real.”

The “Ward/Gatti trilogy” Marky Mark is referring to is, of course, the real Ward’s fights with adversary Arturo Gatti, which were infamously brutal. So, is this a development we should feel happy about? There’s no reason the Weinstein brothers would pull the plug if the central cast are still on-board – it’s all good money for them, right? We’re quietly optimistic, but we just don’t want our good opinions of a great film to be sullied…

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