Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter) is in negotiations for a key role in 2 Guns, Universal’s adaptation of Steven Grant’s Boom! Studios crime comic.  David O. Russell, who directed Wahlberg in Three Kings, has expressed interest in the project in the project with Vince Vaughn possibly playing the other lead character in Grant’s saga about a DEA agent and an undercover naval intelligence officer who are investigating each other while simultaneously stealing mob money (see “Universal Straps on Two Guns”).

According to Deadline, Marc Platt is producing 2 Guns for Universal along with Boom! Studios’ Andrew Cosby and Ross Richie.