CHICAGO – Browsing Dostoyevsky titles with consideration for proper roles for Mark Wahlberg, one might expect the Beantown hero to take on an adaptation of “The Idiot” before anything like “The Gambler.” After all, while Wahlberg has proven to be a diverse screen force - one who has well-grown past his Funky Bunch days - he often leans towards goofy men, or at least goofy men in goofy movies.
Slideshow: 4-Image Gallery From Renny Harlin’s ‘12 Rounds’ With John Cena
CHICAGO – This 4-image slideshow contains the press images for Fox’s “12 Rounds,” starring John Cena, Aidan Gillen, Ashley Scott, Steve Harris, and Brian White. Written by Daniel Kunka and directed by Renny Harlin, the film opens on Friday, March 27th, 2009.
Synopsis: “From the director of “Die Hard 2” and the producer of “Speed” comes 12 ROUNDS, starring John Cena as New Orleans Police Detective Danny Fisher. When Fisher stops a brilliant thief, Miles, from getting away with a multi-million-dollar heist, the thief’s girlfriend is accidentally killed. After escaping from prison, the criminal mastermind enacts his revenge, taunting Danny with a series of near-impossible puzzles and tasks …12 rounds…that Danny must somehow complete to save the life of his fiancee.”
You can click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through this slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos credited to Patti Perret and Twentieth Century Fox. All Rights Reserved.