Rumour Control: Mark Wahlberg a Cocaine Cowboy?

We’re not normally in the business of reporting this sort of rumour – and, no, don’t get overexcited, it’s not some huge real-life drug bust – but New York’s Page Six is reporting that Mark Wahlberg and possibly Leonardo DiCaprio are plotting a movie based on the 2006 documentary Cocaine Cowboys.

If it’s real, Wahlberg would play Jon Roberts, who rose to infamy as Miami’s largest cocaine trafficker in the ‘70s and ‘80s, with DiCaprio as a pilot who becomes a close accomplice. Leo’s people have apparently denied the casting, but we’ll see how it develops… Head to Page Six for the full story .