Rosalind Ross - Girlfriend of Mel Gibson, has just landed a deal with Sony for feature Father Stu, which will be Ross' directorial debut, starring and produced by Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg.
Based on true events:
“Father’s Stu’s journey from troublemaker to clergyman was inspiring to many, including me,” said Wahlberg. “Rosey has done an incredible job capturing the essence of who he was and how he affected the people he met. I hope that with this film, we keep his spirit alive and continue his good works.”
Written by Ross, the film follows the true-life story of boxer-turned-priest, Father Stuart Long, whose journey from self-destruction to redemption has inspired countless people.
Mel Gibson and Jacki Weaver, and Teresa Ruiz also star in the film. Along with Wahlberg, the film is also produced by Stephen Levinson and Jordon Foss. EPs are Miky Lee, Colleen Camp, Patrick Peach and Tony Grazia. Sony has set a theatrical release of Father Stu for Good Friday, April 15.