Wahlberg, DiCaprio to star in ‘Cocaine Cowboys’ remake

February 27th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin  


New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Actors Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo DiCaprio are set to star in the remake of the 2006 documentary “Cocaine Cowboys”, about the largest cocaine trafficker in Miami. Wahlberg will play the drug kingpin Jon Roberts and has convinced DiCaprio to co-star in the movie in a supporting role, pagesix.com reports.

A movie insider said that DiCaprio “is excited about the opportunity to play the airplane pilot who travels with Wahlberg’s character to obtain kilos of cocaine from Pablo Escobar” in the yet untitled movie.

This will be third time the two actors have starred together. They had previously teamed up in “The Basketball Diaries” in 2005 and the Oscar winning “The Departed” in 2006.

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