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11 items from 2015


Here's When You Can Watch Mark Wahlberg's 'The Six Billion Dollar Man'

3 November 2015 12:30 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

A different kind of hero is heading to theaters for Christmas 2017. The Six Billion Dollar Man, starring Mark Wahlberg, has now been scheduled for theatrical release on December 22, 2017, according to Variety. The movie has also secured a new director. The movie is drawn from the 1970s television series The Six Million Dollar Man, which starred Lee Majors as an astronaut who suffers severe injuries in a crash landing; some of his damaged body parts are replaced with bionic implants, giving him supernatural strength, speed and vision, and he becomes a secret agent. The show was based on Martin Caidin's novel Cyborg, first published in 1972; three made-for-television movies were initially broadcast in 1973, and their popularity led to the series the following year. The show...

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Mark Wahlberg's 'Six Billion Dollar Man' Gets 2017 Release Date

2 November 2015 11:45 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Weinstein Company announced today that their remake of The Six Billion Dollar Man, starring Mark Wahlberg, has been set for release in 2017. Variety reports that the studio has handed out a December 22, 2017 release date, putting it up against the 20th Century Fox sequel The Croods 2 and an untitled live action fairy tale project from Disney, with 20th Century Fox's The Greatest Showman on Earth opening three days later on December 25, 2017. Here's what Mark Wahlberg had to say about the project and its director, Dami&#225n Szifron.

"I'm thrilled to assemble The Six Billion Dollar Man for the big screen with the likes of Bob Weinstein and Dami&#225n Szifron. We look forward to creating a Steve Austin for the 21st century."

The Six Billion Dollar Man is based on the classic and popular television series, The Six Million Dollar Man and the novel&#160Cyborg&#160by Martin Caidin. &#160The story&#160follows military officer, »

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TWC-Dimension dates 'Six Billion Dollar Man'

2 November 2015 11:10 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Argentina’s Oscar-nominated Damián Szifron is confirmed to direct Mark Wahlberg and production is earmarked for September 2016.

The Six Billion Dollar Man will open on December 22 2017.

Szifron wrote the screenplay and Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Bob Weinstein will produce the film.

The project is based on the cult TV series The Six Million Dollar Man and Martin Caidin’s novel Cyborg and centres on the transformation of former military officer Steve Austin into the world’s first bionic man following a near-death accident. »

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Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ Gets 2017 Release Date

2 November 2015 11:02 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Dimension Films has dated “The Six Billion Dollar Man” starring Mark Wahlberg for Dec 22, 2017.

“Wild Tales” helmer Damián Szifron wrote the screenplay and is going to direct.

Production is set to start September 2016. Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Bob Weinstein will produce the film.

The movie is based on the classic television series “The Six Million Dollar Man” and the novel “Cyborg” by Martin Caidin. The story follows military officer Steve Austin, who becomes part of a top secret government program after a horrific accident leaves him near death. With the help of cutting edge technology, Steve is brought back to life with extraordinary abilities, making him the world’s first truly bionic man.

“I’m thrilled to assemble The Six Billion Dollar” for the big screen with the likes of Bob Weinstein and Damián Szifron,” said Wahlberg. “We look forward to creating a Steve Austin for the 21st century.”

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Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ Release Pushed Back to 2017

2 November 2015 10:49 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TWC-Dimension has set the release date for Mark Wahlberg‘s “Six Billion Dollar Man,” the company announced Monday. The adaptation of the 1970s TV series will be released on Dec. 22, 2017. The film was initially set to be released in 2016. The movie is based on the classic television series “The Six Million Dollar Man” and the novel “Cyborg” by Martin Caidin. The story follows military officer, Steve Austin (Wahlberg), who becomes part of a top secret government program after a horrific accident leaves him near death. See video: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg Are Fighting Fathers in New 'Daddy's Home' Trailer With the help of. »

- Joe Otterson

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Damián Szifron to write 'Six Billion Dollar Man'

28 April 2015 3:37 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Wild Tales director Damián Szifron is to write the screenplay for the feature adaptation for TWC-Dimension.

Mark Wahlberg will star and Peter Berg will direct the tale, a hybrid that combines an upgrade of The Six Million Dollar Man TV property and Martin Caidin’s novel Cyborg.

The story follows military officer Steve Austin as he is transformed into the world’s first bionic man following a near-fatal accident.

Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Bob Weinstein will produce the film.

“When I met with Damián I was so happy to learn that growing up as a kid he was a fan of The Six Million Dollar Man,” said The Weinstein Company co-chairman Bob Weinstein.

“He subsequently shared how he envisioned a modern retelling of the story with a new and unique vision. Mark WahlbergStephen Levinson and I couldn’t be more excited that he has come on board to write the script.”

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"Six Billion Dollar Man" Gets New Scribe

28 April 2015 3:23 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Oscar-nominated scribe Damian Szifron ("Wild Tales") will write the screenplay for Peter Berg's upcoming "Six Billion Dollar Man" film at TWC-Dimension.

Based on the classic TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man" and its original novel "Cyborg" by Martin Caidin, the story follows a military officer named Steve Austin who becomes part of a top secret government program after a horrific accident leaves him near death.

With the help of cutting edge technology, Steve is brought back to life with extraordinary strengths, making him the world's first truly bionic man. Mark Wahlberg is slated to star as Austin in the project which he will also produce with Stephen Levinson and Bob Weinstein.

In a statement, Szifron says: "I couldn't be more honored and grateful. Such a major challenge represents a great opportunity. The themes surrounding this beloved property allow for the creation of a memorable sci-fi actioner as well as a bold spy thriller. »

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Dimension Hires 'Wild Tales' Filmmaker Damián Szifron to Write 'Six Billion Dollar Man' for Mark Wahlberg

28 April 2015 1:42 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

He will write the screenplay for "Six Billion Dollar Man" for the "Lone Survivor" team of producer-star Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg and Dimension Films. Based on the classic television series, “The Six Million Dollar Man” and the novel Cyborg by Martin Caidin, the story follows military officer Steve Austin, who becomes part of a top secret government program after he is reconstructed into a bionic man after an accident almost kills him.   Wahlberg, Steven Levinson and Bob Weinstein will produce the film for release by TWC-Dimension. “The themes surrounding this beloved property allow for the creation of a memorable sci-fi actioner as well as a bold spy thriller," said Szifron, who was a fan of the series as a kid and pitched his vision of a modern retelling of the story.   »

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Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ Signs ‘Wild Tales’ Writer

28 April 2015 1:28 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Wild Tales” filmmaker Damian Szifron will write the screenplay for Mark Wahlberg’s “Six Billion Dollar Man” for TWC-Dimension.

Peter Berg will direct the movie. “Wild Tales,” which Szifron wrote and directed, was nominated for best foreign language film at this year’s Academy Awards.

“Six Billion Dollar Man” is based on the television series “The Six Million Dollar Man” and the novel “Cyborg” by Martin Caidin. The story follows military officer Steve Austin, who is brought back to life after a severe accident and becomes part of a top-secret government program that gives him extraordinary strength.

Producers are Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Bob Weinstein.

“When I met with Damian I was so happy to learn that growing up as a kid he was a fan of ‘The Six Million Dollar Man,'” Weinstein said in a statement. “He subsequently shared how he envisioned a modern retelling of the story »

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'Six Billion Dollar Man' Gets Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker as Writer

28 April 2015 1:08 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Damian Szifron, the filmmaker who nabbed a best foreign-language film Oscar nomination for Wild Tales, has been tapped to pen the screenplay for Six Billion Dollar Man. Mark Wahlberg is attached to star in and Pete Berg attached to direct the updated version of the The Six Million Dollar Man, the 1970s TV series which in turn was based on the Martin Caidin novel Cyborg. Billion Dollar Man again focuses on Steve Austin, this time a military officer instead of a test pilot, as he was in the TV series, who suffers a horrible accident only to be saved

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‘Wild Tales’ Director Damián Szifron to Write Mark Wahlberg Movie ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’

28 April 2015 1:01 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Damián Szifron, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind “Wild Tales,” will write the screenplay for the Mark Wahlberg movie “Six Billion Dollar Man,” which Peter Berg is set to direct for TWC-Dimension, it was announced Tuesday. Szifron wrote and directed “Wild Tales,” which was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards. Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Bob Weinstein will produce the movie, which is based on the classic TV series “The Six Million Dollar Man” and the novel “Cyborg” by Martin Caidin. Also Read: 'Wild Tales' Review: Oscar-Nominated Anthology Spins Darkly Hilarious Vignettes The story follows military officer Steve Austin, »

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