Apple TV+ lands The Family Plan, a new action comedy starring Mark Wahlberg

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Mark Wahlberg is about to make his Apple TV+ debut.

As reported by Deadline, Apple has landed a new film called The Family Plan that will star Hollywood A-lister Mark Wahlberg. Once again, Apple Original Films and Skydance Media are partnering on the project. According to sources, Simon Cellan Jones has signed on to direct the film.

The Family Plan is being billed as an action comedy feature film. Wahlberg and Jones are teaming up once again for the film, previously working together on Arthur the King. Wahlberg will also produce the picture alongside Skydance.

What is The Family Plan about?

According to the report, The Family Plan will tell the story of "a suburban dad who must take his family on the run when his past catches up to him."

Written by David Coggeshall, The Family Plan tells the story of a suburban dad who must take his family on the run when his past catches up to him. Municipal Pictures’ Stephen Levinson and Wahlberg will produce with Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger.

Apple appears to be continuing its focus of getting the biggest stars in Hollywood into projects for its streaming service. Wahlberg is a megastar, best known for his roles in The Departed, Transformers, Uncharted, Ted, and a slew of other huge films.

In addition to Wahlberg, the streaming service is also close to debuting other projects over the next year featuring huge stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Ethan Hawke, Ewan McGregor, Henry Cavill, Jennifer Lawrence, Dua Lipa, Ryan Reynolds, and more.

It's currently unclear when The Family Plan will go into production or when it will make its premiere on Apple TV+. If you want to enjoy the film in the best quality possible when it does, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV in 2022 and our review of the Apple TV 4K.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.