Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg Re-Team Up for HBO Athletes Pilot

The Wrap

Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg are teaming up again.

The "Pain & Gain" co-stars are reuniting, this time on the small screen, for a dramedy pilot at HBO, the network told TheWrap on Thursday. 

The as-yet-untitled, half-hour pilot will revolve around retired athletes living in Miami. Johnson is on board to star and will also serve as one of the executive producers, along with Wahlberg.

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The project also re-teams Wahlberg with his "Entourage" and "Boardwalk Empire" cohort Stephen Levinson, who's writing and also executive producing.

Peter Berg, who's directing the pilot, and Dany Garcia are also executive-producing.

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The network will bring a showrunner aboard soon for the pilot, which is expected to film in the fall.

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