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Macho actor Mark Wahlberg has signed on to star in the movie Avon Man, about a guy who loses his job and takes a job selling makeup in order to support his family. Obviously we are eagerly looking forward to seeing the dude who kicked the shit out of everyone in The Boxer sell rouge to housewives, but one question: Shouldn't the title be Avon Gentleman? [Grantland]