Sony announces Father Stu on Blu-ray and DVD
Mark Wahlberg has taken on a wide variety of roles throughout his career. As he has grown as an actor he has been very vocal about his Catholic faith as well so his latest film Father Stu is no doubt an important role for him. The film feature a great supporting cast including Jacki Weaver, Teresa Ruiz and Mel Gibson.
Father Stu follows Stuart Long who moves to L.A. dreaming of stardom when an injury ends his amateur boxing career. While scraping by as a supermarket clerk, he meets Carmen, 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, Stu pursues his vocation with courage and compassion, inspiring not only those closest to him but countless others along the way.
In addition to the film this release offers up bonus content including deleted scenes, a featurette and more. Grab your copy of Father Stu when it hits digital on May 31st and then on Blu-ray and DVD on June 14th from Sony Home Entertainment.