Mark Wahlberg and filmmaker Allen Hughes are in early talks to team for the $60 million noir drama “Broken City” reports Deadline
The story follows an ex-cop turned private detective who is hired by the mayor to see if his wife is cheating on him.
When the mayor’s wife’s cheating partner ends up dead, the private eye immerses himself in the mayor’s business and uncovers a real estate scandal that involves dealing himself choice city-owned properties.
Brian Tucker’s script, previously setup at Mandate, will now be financed by Emmett/Furla Films. Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Randall Emmett, George Furla and Hughes will all produce.