Mark Whalberg, who will be starring in Spenser Confidential, is his first Netflix Original movie. Arriving in March 2020, we’re keeping track of all the news and information you’ll need to know about Spenser Confidential including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
Spenser Confidential is an upcoming Netflix Original crime-mystery, based on the novel Wonderland but adapted for the film by Sean O’Keefe. Directed by Peter Berg, this is the fifth time that Berg and actor Mark Whalberg have worked together, having previously worked on Lone Survivor, Patriot’s Day, Deepwater Horizon and Mile 22. This Netflix film will mark the third adaptation of the Spenser character. The first was in an ABC television series from the 1980s. Three made-for TV movies were adapted by Mark Whalberg between 1999 and 2001.
Spenser Confidential was still due to be released on March 6, 2020, at the time this article was written.
Spenser Confidential, a complete Original, will be streamable worldwide.
Netflix has provided the following summary:
An ex-felon named Spenser returns to Boston’s criminal underworld to unravel a twisted murder conspiracy.
These cast members were confirmed as stars in Spenser Confidential.
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Detective Spenser||Mark Wahlberg||The Fighter | The Departed | Boogie Nights|
|Hawk||Winston Duke||Black Panthers | Avengers: Infinity War | Us|
|Henry Cimoli||Alan Arkin||Argo | Little Miss Sunshine | Glengarry Glen Ross|
|Cissy||Iliza Shlesinger||Instant Family | Forever 31 | This Is Not Happening|
|Elise||Cassie Ventura||Step Up 2: The Streets | Fish Tank | Empire|
|Boylan||Michael Gaston||First Reformed | The Leftovers | The Man in the High Castle|
|Mara||Colleen Camp||Clue | Sliver | Die Hard: With a Vengeance|
|Mrs. Boylan||Rebeca Gibel||Wanted | The Dressmaker | Peter Allen: Not the Boy|
|W. Lintz||Big Shug||Rewind the Scenes ||
|TBA||Post Malone||Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse | xXx: Return of Xander Cage | Pattaya|
|TBA||Bokeem Woodbine||Spider-Man: Homecoming | Fargo | Queen & Slim|
|TBA||James DuMont||Jurassic World | S.W.A.T. | Speed|
|TBA||Marc Maron||Maron | Joker | GLOW|
|TBA||Donald Cerrone||The Equalizer 2 | The Outlaw Johnny Black | Puppy Love|
It will be Post Malone's first film role.
According to sources, the film is only loosely based on the characters of the ‘Spenser’ mystery novels.
The popular Spenser novels have been ongoing for almost five decades, the first novel ‘The Godwulf Manuscript’ was published in 1973. 46 years later, the 49th novel in the series ‘Angel Eyes’ was published.
Official Production Status: After-Production. (Last Updated on 14/01/2020).
The filming ended on December 18, 2019, and is now in post production.
Filming locations were filmed in Boston, Massachusetts. The neighborhood of Jones Hill in Boston was particularly used by actor Mark Whalberg, who lived there during his teenage years.
Netflix’s library of 4K titles is continuously growing, this will also include the additions of Spenser Confidential.
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