Digital Spy sat down with Wahlberg to discuss Contraband, a heist thriller he describes as a "fresh and interesting take on the genre". But what was it like to be directed by a man who played his role in the original 2008 Icelandic movie, and how does being a producer as well as an actor affect the balance of power on set?
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"There isn't anything I wouldn't do to protect or provide for my family," asserts Wahlberg, whose Contraband character Chris is compelled to return to smuggling after his brother in law upsets a local drug lord.
Contraband opens in UK cinemas on March 16.
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