Mark Wahlberg, Baltasar Kormakur come together for a dog

The third time collaboration will see them adapt the story of Arthur: The dog who crossed the jungle to find a home

Mark Wahlberg and director Baltasar Kormakur will be collaborating for the third time for the adaptatation of Arthur: The dog who crossed the jungle to find a home.

The book, written by Mikael Lindnord, is a true story that happened in 2017 when Lindnord, captain of a Swedish adventure racing team met Arthur, a wounded stray dog, during a 400-mile race through the Ecuadoran jungle, at the end of which he decided to adopt the dog and brought him back to Sweden.

Wahlberg will portray Lindnord in the film, titled Arthur the King, which is scripted by Michael Brandt.

Kormakurm and Walhberg have previously worked together on Contraband (2012) and 2 Guns (2013). The shoot for Arthur the King will start in the first half of 2020.

Cinema Express