Mark Wahlberg is taking part in a new film project called Ted, a movie about a man who is best friends with a teddy bear. Â Yes, you read that right. Â The film will be directed by Seth MacFarlane, the genius behind Family Guy, and will mark his big-screen directorial debut. Â According to reports, the story involves a little boy who wishes that his teddy bear would become real, and it actually happens.
The two grow up together and continue to be best friends, even as adults. Â As you might imagine with a Seth MacFarlane movie, though, there’s an extra twist – the bear is a drunken slacker and is cramping Wahlberg’s style. Â Apparently the guy who does the voice of Stewie, Peter, and Brian on Family Guy is going to be the voice of the bear, so this should be good.
The Other Guys put a sleeper hold on Inception at the weekend box office, knocking the dreamy thriller out of first place after a three week run at the top.
The Other Guys, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, opened this weekend with an estimated $35.6 million in ticket sales. Inception, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, fell to second place with $18.6 million with a total of $227.7 million earned so far in the U.S. and Canada.
Rounding out the top five at the weekend box office were Step Up 3D with $15.5 million, Angelina Jolie‘s Salt with $11.1 million and Dinner for Schmucks at $10.5 million.
Inception still remained the number one box office film abroad over the weekend, bringing the film’s international earnings to an estimated $250 million so far.
Actor Mark Wahlberg wed long-time love Rhea Durham this weekend in an intimate ceremony attended by about 20 family and friends. Wahlberg and Durham, who have three children together, married Saturday afternoon at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills.
Model Rhea Durham reportedly wore a white strapless Marchesa gown, while Departed star Mark Wahlberg went to the altar in a simple black tux and silver tie. The coupleâ€™s three children, Ella Rae, 5, Michael, 3, and Brendan, 10 months, were on hand to witness their parents finally tie the knot.
According to BostonHerald.com, Wahlberg and his new bride plan to spend their honeymoon â€œat home.â€ Durham and Wahlberg have been dating since 2001.
In other weekend wedding news, Heroes star Ali Larter got hitched to actor Hayes MacArthur in Kennebunkport, Maine on Saturday. Larter and MacArthur met on the set of National Lampoonâ€™s Homo Erectus in 2007.
“Ding-Dong”…Saved By The Bell, indeed! Y’all must be awful good, ‘cuz Santa came a little early this year! People Magazine has named Mario Lopez it’s “Hottest Bachelor of The Year”. Mario recreates Marky-Mark Wahlberg’s famed pose way back in the day, (inset) but Marky must have been a bit chilly! So THIS is what the ladies have all been fighting over. I hope they didn’t have to cut those ‘lil whiteys off after the shoot!
Marky-Mark Wahlberg has had it with David and Victoria Beckham! Posh and Becks moved onto his street in LA last year, and it’s been a constant stream of paparazzi ever since. Mark tells Wenn news:
“That f**ker lives down the street from me, man! He has to go back to the U.K., because he has the paparazzi all over my house!
Don’t hold back, Mark! Mark has kids too, and announced yesterday that he and girlfriend Rhea Durham are expecting another. He’s lost ALL peace, quiet and privacy since the Beckham invasion. I’m assuming a friendly round of golf is out of the question.