Mark Wahlberg is shaping up to become a fighting machine in a new movie about the ultra-violent world of ultimate fighting.

Director James Herzfeld handpicked the PLANET OF THE APES star to play the lead in his gritty new movie, which he's still researching, according to website MOVIEHOLE.COM.

The actor's preparation will include learning Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, kickboxing, boxing, karate, and wrestling for the film.

10/02/2005 03:56