Mark Wahlberg is in early talks to star in the noir drama "Broken City" says 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.
Allen Hughes is attached to helm Brian Tucker's Black Listted script.
Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Randall Emmett, George Furla and Hughes will all produce the great sounding pic