6 October 2009 4:24 AM, PDT | Screenrush | See recent Screenrush news »

Working Title has decided to do a remake of this year's Icelandic Oscar submission, Reykjavik-Rotterdam, with Mark Wahlberg onboard to topline the thriller.

The script will be penned by The Prisoners scribe Aaron Guzikowski, while Stephen Levinson and the Working Title duo Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are onboard as producers.

The original story is about a former freight ship worker who, after being fired for smuggling booze between Reykyavik and Rotterdam, is stuck as a security guard, until an old friend convinces him to join up for one last job. According to the filmmakers, the remake will likely be relocated to other places.

Wahlberg has been busy this last year: while continuing his role as executive producer with Levinson on Entourage, he is starring in numerous upcoming releases; Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones, Shawn Levy's Date Night, David O. Russell's The Fighter and Adam McKay's The Other Guys. »

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