In “Mile 22,” actor Mark Wahlberg portrays an American CIA agent and motion hero whom the director says gained inspiration from a not possible supply — Steve Bannon.
Director Peter Berg stopped by “Fox & Associates” on Tuesday to debate the movie. That’s when he dropped a bombshell about Wahlberg’s character, James Silva, and the facets of his character that he took from the previous chief strategist to President Trump.
“I’m not going to say this character is Steve Bannon, as a result of he’s not. I’m not going to say we’re unilaterally supporting Steve Bannon as a result of I feel it’s unimaginable, as a result of Steve is a really advanced human being,” Berg stated. “I’ll say that once we noticed Bannon’s interview on ‘60 Minutes,’ it was exhausting to not be mesmerized by the best way that man’s thoughts works.”
Whereas Berg made it clear that Wahlberg’s character is just not presupposed to be the real-life Bannon placed on movie, he famous that he and the actor took nice inspiration from the “depth” of Bannon and his views on patriotism.
Within the film, Berg explains that Silva is part of the CIA’s floor department which he describes because the third possibility when army and diplomatic actions don’t work. As a result of they’re usually doing jobs that the federal government should disavow in the event that they’re caught, Berg says he’s impressed by their heroic actions and motivations.
“Working with what I consider to be a better type of patriotism, they’re doing it for a deep love of the nation and, in the event that they get caught, in the event that they get into hassle, they’re very a lot on their very own.”
“Mile 22,” which opens Friday, tells the story of this floor department happening an pressing mission to convey a international intelligence asset to a aircraft throughout 22 unfriendly miles. Lauren Cohan, Ronda Rousey, John Malkovich and extra star alongside Wahlberg within the motion movie.