Conjecture: 'Departed' Trilogy

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As one of the few actors to play a role in The Departed not to meet the business end of a point blank shot to the head, Mark Wahlberg has made an offering to the rumor mill, telling MTV News that Martin Scorsese is out making the rounds, checking for interest among actors – like Robert De Niro, while hashing out the possibilities for his first sequeled franchise – a sequel and a prequel actually, ala the Infernal Affairs trilogy:

“We may do another one, because it’s based on a Hong Kong film [‘Infernal Affairs’], and there is a trilogy,” the actor said. “So we may do a sequel with a new cast, and a prequel and bring back the rest of the guys…They’re talking to Robert De Niro and a couple of other people. Anybody who is anybody wants to work with Marty.”

Story via Filmstalker

Posted by Ted Zee on January 19th 2007 | Home Page | 1 Comment Subscribe to this site's feed

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