Teresa Ruiz will play the girlfriend of boxer Stuart Long
Mexico City- According to the Hollywood Reporter, Mark Wahlberg chose Oaxaca’s native actress Teresa Ruiz to star in a movie with him and actor Mel Gibson A biographical film about the priest Stuart Long (Stuart Long), Stuart Long was a famous boxer who turned into a priest.
As a producer, the protagonist of Ted hired film producer Rosalind Ross to write the project, named “Fr Stu”, and directed his debut there.
Wahlberg plays Long, and Gibson plays the role’s father. Ruiz will play the protagonist’s girlfriend.
Through Instagram, Narcos: Mexico star not only expressed that he was happy and grateful to participate in the project, but also prayed to him by sharing Wahlberg’s video with others, indicating that the product has been put into production. team.
He wrote: “Before starting this special project, please pray a little. By grace, by faith. #Stu.”
Although it is not known whether there is any production company behind the film, sources say that Wahlberg has invested a lot of money in the film, and as everyone knows, this is a story he has been trying to put it on the big screen. At least six years ago.
The plot will follow Long, a young man who found a way out for the alienation encountered by the students and priests of the Catholic school he attended. However, due to his jaw, he was unable to make brilliant achievements in sports.
He tried to take off as a Hollywood actor, but was unsuccessful. When he tried to decide what to do with his life, he was hit by two cars and had a car accident on a motorcycle. According to reports, in the hospital where he was admitted, he experienced outdoor activities and rediscovered his faith, and attended a seminary in Oregon.
However, a new change has taken place in his life: during his studies, he was diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease in the muscles, and when he was appointed as a priest, he had to perform his duties in an electric chair. However, before his death in 2014, in the face of difficulties, many parishioners regarded him as a model of faith and love.
The film has no release date so far.