HomeFilmFeatures Wahlberg, Damon step into ring Email Print +Talk +G+ +Tweets February 13, 2007 | 09:00PM PT Paramount fast-tracks 'Fighter' Michael Fleming Film Editor, Deadline Hollywood @deadlinemike Paramount Pictures is poised to put “The Departed” co-stars Mark Wahlberg and Matt Damon back in the ring together. Studio has fast-tracked “The Fighter,” a drama about boxer “Irish” Micky Ward’s unlikely road to the world lightweight title. Filed Under: Micky WardParamount Pictures Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 With Year-End Kudos, Critics Can Widen Oscar’s Playing Field Oscars: Breaking Down 2015’s Animated Short Contenders Can ‘Anomalisa’ Break Out Into Other Oscar Categories? ADG Fetes Bill Anderson, Harrison Ellenshaw & William J. Newmon ll for Lifetime Achievement Variety Jobs Creative Development Coordinator Triptyk Studios, New York, New York Account/Project Coordinator (Ad Agency) Petrol Advertising, Burbank, California Media Specialist Bridgewater Associates, Westport, Connecticut Executive Director, Aspen Film Company Confidential, Aspen, Colorado Associate Director, YouTuber & Gamer Partnerships Save the Children, Fairfield, Connecticut See More Jobs Marketplace Leave a Reply No Comments Cancel reply Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications. Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.