Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, and Ben Foster sign on for Navy SEAL movie ‘Lone Survivor’

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is reportedly in talks to star in a new project with ‘Battleship’ director Peter Berg. ‘Lone Survivor’ will star Wahlberg as a Navy SEAL in Afghanistan who is the lone survivor of an ambush attack.

reports that along with Wahlberg, Ben Foster and Taylor Kitsch will have starring roles in the new film as well. With the recent success of ‘Act of Valor,’ it’s clear that the American box office is still receptive to war-based flicks.

Director Peter Berg more than capable of managing the film as he camped with a Navy SEAL unit in Iraq for a month before penning the script, that is also based partly on the memoir by Marcus Luttrell.

Berg’s other project ‘Battleship,’ which stars Liam Neeson, Rihanna and Brooklyn Decker, is due for a May release of this year.