Mark Wahlberg

The Lovely Bones - A matter of afterlife and depth

The Lovely Bones, Peter Jackson's adaptation of the bestseller by Alice Sebold, finally arrives on UK screens next month. James Mottram reveals the tussles behind the scenes that have delayed it for so long

King of Hollywood: From Cockfosters boy to Hollywood hotshot

Pity poor Graham King. He’s on the winner’s podium, the Academy Award for Best Picture in his fist and… the hottest film producer in the world forgets his speech. Here, the taxi-driver’s son from Cockfosters begins our Oscars Special by explaining how he came to be greenlighting projects for Martin Scorsese – and grovelling to Brad Pitt

After 35 years, 'Papillon' gets Hollywood remake

When a film about a petty criminal who was wrongly convicted of murder and banished to a desert island colony was released in 1973, it instantly earned a place in movie folklore for the phenomenal on-screen chemistry between its two lead stars, Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman.