Mark Wahlberg (Uncharted), Reid Miller (Santa Jaws), Connie Britton (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World), Maxwell Jenkins (A Family Man), Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump), Blaine Maye (Son), Ash Santos (Night Teeth), Igby Rigney (Fast & Furious 9), Morgan Lily (Cooties), Scout Smith (Scarlett), Cassie Beck (film debut), Charles Halford (Bad Times at the El Royale), Tara Buck (The Grind)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Reinaldo Marcus Green (King Richard), director; Larry McMurtry (Falling from Grace) and Diana Ossana (Brokeback Mountain), writers; Ryan W. Ahrens (Uncorked), Eva Maria Daniels (Hold the Dark), Cary Joji Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation), Stephen Levinson (Instant Family), Riva Marker (Wildlife), Ben Renzo (They Fight), Daniela Taplin Lundberg (The Kids Are All Right) and Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter), producers; Antonio Pinto (Shot Caller), composer; Jacques Jouffret (The Purge), cinematographer; Mark Sanger (Gravity), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Joe Bell (Wahlberg) is a working-class man whose son, Jadin (Miller), is experiencing severe harassment at school because he is gay. To spread awareness of bullying, Joe sets out on a solo cross-country walk in Jadin’s name, but soon finds that he cannot outrun his own role in his son’s harassment…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Reinaldo Marcus Green, who directed Will Smith to the Best Actor Oscar in King Richard, now hopes to do the same with Mark Wahlberg in this true story about a father’s mission to raise awareness of bullying and homophobia.