20 December 2012 1:49 PM, PST | MTV Movies Blog | See recent MTV Movies Blog news »

It's been a banner week for Mark Wahlberg. Yesterday, we got a glimpse at the trailer for his upcoming actioner "Pain and Gain," co-starring Dwayne Johnson, in addition to a look at his 2013 opener "Broken City" by way of our exclusive set visit.

From all appearances, the draw of this thriller is in getting to watch Wahlberg go toe-to-toe with co-star Russell Crowe, an experience which the "Ted" star told us was as challenging as it was satisfying.

"It was intense, but it was intense in a great way," Wahlberg told MTV News of working with Crowe. "When he showed up we had already shot most of the movie except for his scenes, and he just showed up and we didn't have any time to really talk or anything. [Director] Allen [Hughes] asked us, 'Do you guys want to rehearse?' and we both said, 'No let's do it,' and we »

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