Wahlberg and Will Ferrell play cops in the comedy who chase down Jeter's character, a homeless bum, when he won't stop after repeated requests on the cops' part. To stop him, Wahlberg fires.
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"They call me the Yankee clipper in the movie," Wahlberg told the News.
"The part was written for me. I can't wait to see this with an audience in Boston," he said.
Wahlberg cracked a joke about Jeter's acting chops, saying the baller could only have a career in Hollywood if he got a little lucky.
"An acting career? If he reeeallly works on it," he joked.
Wahlberg will also star this season in thriller "The Lovely Bones" as the father of a murdered teenager.