February 21, 2017  

Mark Wahlberg Rumored for 'Six Million Dollar Man' Remake

July 5, 2014 (3:50 am) GMT
The 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' actor is expected to play Austin, a dying pilot who is turned into a bionic man.
Mark Wahlberg

"The Six Million Dollar Man" may have found a lead actor. According to a scoop from Tracking-Board, "" star reportedly has landed a lead role in the big screen adaptation of the iconic 1970s TV show.

The original "Six Million Dollar Man" follows Steve Austin, a pilot who was dying after his ship crashed. He was brought back to life by the government and augmented with cybernetic parts that gave him superhuman strength and speed. To pay his dues, he becomes a secret operative.

Wahlberg plays a new character replacing the original protagonist Sam Witwicky who was portrayed by in the first three films. His next projects include crime thriller "", crime drama "", and a sequel to 2012's R-rated comedy "".

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Hoda Kotb Introduces Newly-Adopted Daughter, Explains Baby's Name
  2. Karrueche Tran Accuses Chris Brown of Domestic Violence, Files for Restraining Order
  3. Han Solo Movie Offers First Picture of Cast Members in Millennium Falcon
  4. Priscilla Presley's Taking Care of Lisa Marie Presley's Twin Girls Amid Nasty Custody Battle
  5. Pregnant Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Covers Baby Bump in Trench Coat on Lunch Date With Jason Statham
  6. Fergie Shows Off Pert Derriere in Cheeky Instagram Picture
  7. George Clooney Finally Opens Up About Amal's Pregnancy
  8. Adele Named Top Music Legend of the Future