Mark Wahlberg producing TV show based in Boston

Updated: May 07, 2013, 13:38 PM IST

Los Angeles: Mark Wahlberg has inked a deal to make a documentary series set in his native Boston, Massachusetts.

The actor will serve as executive producer on the as-yet-untitled series, about four friends from Boston trying to overcome their working-class roots.

Wahlberg has been given the green light to make six episodes of the show, reported Deadline.

It`s not the only TV project Wahlberg currently has in the pipeline - he is also making a show about retired athletes living in Miami, Florida, and signed up his Pain & Gain co-star Dwayne `The Rock` Johnson for the cast.