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Sony Pictures Picks Up Mark Wahlberg Movie ‘Father Stu’, Sets Easter Weekend Release

Sony Photos has acquired world rights to Rosalind Ross’ characteristic directorial debut Father Stu, starring and produced by Oscar nominee Assign Wahlberg.

Written by Ross, the film follows the unbiased-existence chronicle of boxer-turned-priest, Father Stuart Lengthy, whose lope from self-destruction to redemption inspired limitless other folks alongside the vogue.

Sony has set a theatrical unlock of Father Stu for Appropriate Friday, April 15. The transfer is available in the wake of MGM/UAR’s Thirteen Lives shifting from Easter weekend to Nov. 18. Father Stu may maybe maybe be opening on a weekend the set Warner Bros has Not doubtless Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.

Oscar winner Mel Gibson and Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver, and Teresa Ruiz moreover massive title in the film.

Alongside with Wahlberg, the film is moreover produced by Stephen Levinson and Jordon Foss. EPs are Miky Lee, Colleen Camp, Patrick Peach and Tony Grazia.

“Father’s Stu’s lope from troublemaker to clergyman modified into once fascinating to many, alongside side me,” said Wahlberg. “Rosey has accomplished an unbelievable job shooting the essence of who he modified into once and how he affected the folks he met. I am hoping that with this film, we retain his spirit alive and continue his passable works.”

Wahlberg can subsequent be viewed starring in Sony Photos’ Uncharted, with Tom Holland, in accordance with the PlayStation video game. That movie opens over Presidents Day weekend on Feb. 18. Wahlberg has produced over a dozen characteristic motion photos, alongside side The Fighter, Patriots Day and Lone Survivor. He modified into once nominated twice at the Academy Awards: in the Simplest Portray class in 2011 for The Fighter and 2007 in the Supporting Actor class for The Departed.

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