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Mark Wahlberg reflects on his latest film role.
Megastar plays a boxer-transformation-priest in “Father Stu”, which hits theaters on April 13.
Wahlberg sat down with Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, at the SiriusXM studio to discuss his reasons for taking on the “important” role during the “conversation with Cardinal Dolan.”
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“I prayed about it and every time I did, I just made sure I needed to make this movie,” he recalled. “It simply came to our notice then. It will touch people and as I said before, I think the picture has chosen me. “
Wahlberg also reveals how Father Sturr’s life still inspires him despite his death in 2014.
“It simply came to our notice then. He is still working very hard and is constantly challenging me to do more and better, ”he said. “I get pictures of him in my office where I usually do most of my work and whenever I look up, if I’m in a conversation or something, he will remind me how to get closer. Situation. “
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The actor added, “People are really embracing the movie because they have seen how powerful it is and how it touches everyone very personally and really gives people a lot of hope.”
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