Wahlberg and Franco Schedule Date Night


Mark Wahlberg and James Franco are joining Steve Carell and Tina Fey in 20th Century Fox’s Date Night.

The Shawn Levy-directed comedy will also star Leighton Meester, Common, Taraji Henson and Kristen Wiig.

In the film, Carell and Fey will play a married couple who find their routine date night becomes much more than just dinner and a movie. The movie was written by Josh Klausner.

Variety says Wahlberg plays a successful and crazily buff securities expert who flirts with Fey’s character. Franco portrays a not-too-bright con man and petty criminal. Meester is onboard as the couple’s babysitter. Henson plays the one good cop who believes the couple is in danger, and Common portrays a villain. Wiig rounds out the cast as the actress’ best friend.

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