Mark Wahlberg is in talks to join the comedy “Avon Man” at 20th Century Fox reports Deadline
The story follows a group of guys who are laid off from an auto dealership, with one reluctantly becoming an Avon salesman.
He soon becomes a top seller and tries to save his town, and help his struggling family, by pulling in his macho unemployed pals to hawk beauty products so they can win a regional contest.
Michael McCullers will come aboard and write a new draft of Kevin Bisch’s script.
Hugh Jackman was originally attached and then forced to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Gary Foster and John Palermo will produce.