Cinema: Mark Wahlberg says his "mission is to do God's work" with the release of Father Stu

“I prayed about it and I prayed about it. And I said, 'No, I have to. It is my calling. There is a very specific reason why I was called to do this. »

Mark Wahlberg was interviewed by EWTN about his latest project, a new film he is producing, titled Father Stu, the story of a boxer turned priest, Father Stuart Long.

The American actor, who speaks openly about his Christian faith, believes that his "mission is to plant these seeds, to blossom and to do the work of God". He claims to have prayed for this project every day.

“I prayed about it and I prayed about it. And I said, 'No, I have to. It is my calling. There is a very specific reason why I was called to do this. »

Mark Wahlberg turned to advice from Mel Gibson, who plays Father Stu. The producer explains that he wanted to discuss with him the obstacles encountered during the production of the film La Passion.

Asked by Fox News, Mark Wahlberg made a reference to a scene in the film during which Father Stu goes to a prison.

“Stu sees himself in all those prisoners…this could easily have been his life. He had been on this path for some time. It's basically saying that with all that's going on, God isn't going to give up on you, and don't you dare give up on you. He challenges them to change their lives. It's never too late. As long as you breathe, you have an opportunity to redeem yourself. »

The release of Father Stu is scheduled for April 15 in the United States. Hoping for its release in France, the company SAJE Distribution told InfoChrétienne wanting to contact Mark Wahlberg about this film.

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