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Michael Bay's action film "Pain & Gain" dominated the weekend box office.
The film, which was released on Friday, April 26, opened to a solid $20 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film debuted on the final weekend before summer tentpoles begin to roll out.
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Mark Wahlberg will be taking over an extremely successful franchise.
The 41-year-old actor has signed on to star in "Transformers 4," the fourth installment in Michael Bay's action franchise. Wahlberg will be taking over the franchise from outspoken actor Shia LaBeouf, who starred in the last movie, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon."
Kate Moss has revealed that she had a breakdown after straddling Mark Wahlberg topless in a 1992 Calvin Klein advertisement.
"I had a nervous breakdown when I was 17 or 18, when I had to go and work with Marky Mark and Herb Ritts," Moss told Vanity Fair for their December issue. "It didn't feel like me at all. I felt really bad straddling this buff guy. I didn't like it. I couldn't get out of bed for two weeks. I thought I was going to die. I went to the doctor and he said, 'I'll give you some Valium,' and Francesca Sorrenti, thank God, said, 'You're not taking that.'"
In Seth MacFarlane's new animated film "Ted," Mark Wahlberg plays a man whose best friend is a teddy bear who came to life after he wished for it, but the actor's real-life childhood fantasy involved no stuffed animals.
"I did always have the dream that every time I was playing basketball, that I was playing for the Celtics and it was Game 7 of the championship and it was always 3-2-1 ... I had a great imagination," Wahlberg told OnTheRedCarpet.com.
Mark Wahlberg is working toward earning a high school degree online, after dropping out during his freshman year.
"I quit kind of during the ninth grade," Wahlberg told David Letterman on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday. "They're going to give me whatever credits I already have, which is probably like one or two."
Video: Watch the trailer for 'Ted'
Mark Wahlberg issued an apology on Wednesday, January 18, for remarks he made during an interview about how events would have turned out differently if he was on one of the planes that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001.
In his interview with Men's Journal magazine, the rapper turned actor revealed he was scheduled to travel on one of the two planes and Wahlberg said if he had made his flight that day, things would be different.
Wahlburgers, the hamburger restaurant co-owned by brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlburgers, is open for business.
The 120-seat eatery is located in Hingham Shipyard, MA, near their hometown of Boston. It officially opened its doors on Tuesday, October 25 and a day before, had a red carpet launch attended by the brothers and their mother Alma.
Although the "Entourage" series finale aired recently, fans might not have to go too long before seeing Vincent Chase and the gang again.
Series executive producer Mark Wahlberg told People magazine, "We're working on [a movie] as we speak."
Tyler Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are on Forbes' 2011 list of the 10 highest-paid men in entertainment.
Check out who else made the cut.