Day: 16/12/2012

Mark Wahlberg’s American Desperado Ropes In The Departed Writer


By: Eric Eisenberg William Monahan, best known for writing the Academy Award-winning script for Martin Scorsese’s The Departed, has found his next project. He has been selected as the latest writing to work on American Desperado, the long-gestating, Mark Wahlberg-produced adaptation of the book American Desperado: My Life As A Cocaine Cowboy by Evan Wright and Jon Roberts. Wright, who also wrote the book that the miniseries Generation Killwas based on, wrote the most recent draft of the screenplay, but Monahan will be going back to the book []