Mark Wahlberg is Max Payne

I try and keep things strictly comic around here, but sometimes stories come along that are really just f'ing awesome (and video games are awful close to comics, so there...I'm justified). Variety reports that Mark Wahlberg will be starring as Max Payne in the Twentieth Century Fox production beginning filming next year. John Moore (Behind Enemy Lines, The Omen) will direct. Beau Thorne wrote the script, and production duties will be handled by Julie Yorn and Scott Faye. In the film, Wahlberg will play the title cop, lamenting the loss of his family. Which of course leads him to throw caution to the wind, and play by his own rules as he investigates a series of murders. Wahlberg is just awesome. Between this role, and the potential of him being Duke in the live action G.I. Joe movie...well, damn. Wahlberg feels the Payne