Columbia Photos on the present time unveiled a trailer and first-survey photography for its drama Father Stu, in accordance to the compatible-existence memoir of boxer-change into-priest, Father Stuart Long , which will doubtless be launched in theaters on April 15.
When an destroy ends Long’s (Designate Wahlberg) novice boxing profession, he strikes to L.A. dreaming of stardom. Whereas scraping by as a grocery store clerk, he meets Carmen (Teresa Ruiz), a Catholic Sunday school instructor who appears to be like proof in opposition to his adverse-boy enchantment. Sure to rob her over, the longtime agnostic begins going to church to provoke her. But surviving a hideous motorbike accident leaves him questioning if he can exhaust his second likelihood to assist others receive their map, ensuing in the gruesome realization that he is meant to be a Catholic priest.
No matter a devastating nicely being crisis and the skepticism of Church officials and his estranged fogeys (Mel Gibson and Jacki Weaver), Stu pursues his vocation with courage and compassion, appealing not easiest those closest to him however countless others alongside the map in which.
Rosalind Ross wrote and directed the film, with Wahlberg producing alongside Stephen Levinson and Jordon Foss. Its executive producers incorporated Ross, Miky Lee, Colleen Camp, Patrick Peach and Tony Grazia.
The trailer for the film debuting on Appropriate Friday, featuring an introduction by Wahlberg, will also be found above. Try the recent photography from the film under.