Actor Mark Wahlberg is set to star in The Italian Job, a heist drama, Variety reports. F. Gary Gray is directing the film, a remake of the 1969 caper flick that starred Michael Caine, Benny Hill and Noel Coward. Wahlberg will play Charlie Croker, a career criminal who masterminds a massive gold bullion take in L.A. Shooting is set to begin Aug. 3.