Father Stu is an upcoming American biographical drama film written and directed by Rosalind Ross. Father Stu is also Rosalind Ross’s feature directorial debut. The film follows the true-life story of Father Stuart Long a boxer-turned-priest Stuart Long. Father Stu’s Age Rating is R Rated. Know more about What is Father Stu based on.
What is Father Stu based on
Father Stu is based on the true-life story of boxer-turned-priest Stuart Long. Mark Wahlberg is playing the role of Fr. Stuart Long. The film is set to be released on April 13, 2022, on Sony Pictures Releasing.
The film is based on a true story, Father Stu is an unflinchingly honest, funny, and ultimately uplifting drama about a lost soul who finds his purpose in a most unexpected place.
When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) moves to L.A. dreaming of stardom. While scraping by as a supermarket clerk, he meets Carmen (Teresa Ruiz), a Catholic Sunday school teacher who seems immune to his bad-boy charm.
Determined to win her over, the longtime agnostic starts going to church to impress her. But surviving a terrible motorcycle accident leaves him wondering if he can use his second chance to help others find their way, leading to the surprising realization that he is meant to be a Catholic priest.
Despite a devastating health crisis and the skepticism of Church officials and his estranged parents (Mel Gibson and Jacki Weaver), Stu pursues his vocation with courage and compassion, inspiring not only those closest to him but countless others along the way (source: Sony Pictures Entertainment)