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A new Apple Original Film and Skydance production will star Mark Wahlberg in The Family Plan

It looks like Apple Original Films and Skydance Media are strengthening their partnership with another A-list star at the helm. According to Deadline, Apple has acquired the Skydance action-comedy The Family Plan starring Mark Wahlberg, and directed by Simon Cellan Jones.

The upcoming Arthur the King film will be Wahlberg’s second collaboration with Jones. The Family Plan tells the story of a suburban dad who must flee his past when it catches up with him. It is written by David Coggeshall. Levinson and Wahlberg will produce with David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Don Granger of Skydance.

The actor is one of Hollywood’s busiest stars and started the year with Uncharted, which starred Tom Holland and grossed more than $400 million worldwide. Then he appeared in a Sony Pictures drama called Father Stu, and next, he starred in a Netflix comedy called Me Time, starring Kevin Hart.

As well as that, he has Netflix’s thriller Our Man From Jersey. In addition to WME, Wahlberg is represented by Leverage Management.”I Feel Like This Is The Beginning Of A New Chapter For Me”: Mark Walhberg on his new show “Father Stu” In addition to Arthur the King with Wahlberg, Jones has also appeared in Years and Years and The Diplomat, which will be available on Netflix shortly.

His agent is Gersh and his manager is Independent Talent Group. Skydance and Coggeshall are collaborating on the Family Plan, a third Black Lister who is writing Matchbox for Skydance and Mattel. Additionally, he has written the upcoming Paramount film Orphan: First Kill, as well as Lee Daniels’ untitled Netflix possession thriller currently filming.

The firm McKuin Frankel Whitehead, LLP represents him on behalf of WME, Writ Large, and WME. Recently, Apple acquired the Skydance-produced film Dallas Sting starring Matthew McConaughey.

Among the films set to premiere under the partnership with Apple and Skydance Media, The Greatest Beer Run Ever will open on September 30 following its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. It stars Zac Efron and Russell Crowe. The company also has Ghosted, a high-concept romantic action adventure directed by Dexter Fletcher and starring Chris Evans and Ana de Armas.

In addition, Apple and Skydance Animation have a multi-year partnership that includes Luck, directed by Peggy Holmes, and Spellbound, directed by Vicky Jenson. The film is written by Lauren Hynek, Elizabeth Martin, and Linda Woolverton, with an original score by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater, and Chris Montan serving as an executive music producer. As part of the partnership, the series Wondla has also been ordered for two seasons.


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