Transformers Star Mark Wahlberg 'To Appear In Remake Of The Six Million Dollar Man' Hollywood star is being eyed-up by movie bosses for the role of astronaut Steve Austin By Owen Tonks On July 7, 2014 Mark Wahlberg is reportedly in talks to appear in a remake of The Six Million Dollar Man. The American actor is said to have had meetings with Universal bosses to discuss playing the part of astronaut Steve Austin in the film. The story, which was originally broadcast as a sci-fi series in the 70s, would follow Steve Austin, originally played by Lee Majors in the television version, as his body is rebuilt with cybernetic technology following a plane crash. Is Mark Wahlberg your Six Million Dollar Man? (WENN) Battleship filmmaker Peter Berg will apparently work on the project as a producer alongside Harvey Weinstein, according to The Tracking Board. A film script for The Six Million Dollar Man was originally written by Kevin Smith in the 90s but it was eventually turned into a comic book instead. Leonardo DiCaprio was also rumored to be starring in a movie version in 2013 but no film ever came to fruition. _________________________________________ I just hope he does a better job then the last time he played an astronaut!