The actor shared an image of his physique from three weeks ago with the current one after gaining more than 10 kilos for his role in the movie "Father Stu."
Mark Wahlberg, 49, surprised his fans by showing off his shocking physical transformation for his upcoming movie "Father Stu," where he will play a boxer-turned-priest. To do this, the American actor gained more than 10 kilos in just three weeks and showed incredible results on social networks.
In his last interview, less than a month ago, the actor told Jimmy Kimmel that he planned to gain weight for this new role by consuming junk food and lots of beer.
Now Wahlberg has shared an update on his physical progress with his more than 16 million followers on Instagram. "From this three weeks ago to this now.
In "Father Stu," Wahlberg will play Stuart Long, a boxer who became a priest after a tragic motorcycle accident. Rosalind Ross, Mel Gibson's girlfriend, wrote the script, and it will be her directorial debut.
The actor, known for his worked body, explained to his fans that he has already recorded the boxing scenes that the film will have, which he shot with his usual physique. Now he will be able to interpret the other stage of his protagonist with several extra kilos.
The actor follows a very strict routine that forces him to have a very programmed schedule since he usually goes to sleep around 7:30 pm. Still, now he has been able to rest from the hard Training he undergoes every day of the week.
I want to go to bakeries. I want to go to Denny's. I want pancakes. The actor told Kimmel about this new challenge in his career that I want to get everything in my hands.
In the images he uploaded to Instagram, the actor appears very toned as a boxer, according to the beginning of his character's story, whose scenes have already been filmed, and then lying in bed to show his shocking body transformation.
The actor said that he is counting on the help of Lawrence Duran, a personal chef. The latter makes sure that the actor gets into his most demanding role but complies with a careful diet. However, the greatest physical demand will come once the film's filming, and he has to regain his normal physical condition.
In another post, Wahlberg filmed himself with a training partner who lost more than 20 kilos to contrast his own weight gain.
In 2019, the movie industry's highest-paid actor who went through jail as a youngster partnered with F45 Training, the world's fastest-growing fitness franchise with more than 1,500 gyms in 40 countries. He is also the co-founder of the successful hamburger chain Wahlburgers and a car dealership owner in Ohio.
Wahlberg combines his facet as a Hollywood star with that of a businessman.
In 2018, the actor revealed that he has maintained a strict exercise and eating routine. He said that his "normal" day started when he woke up at 2.30 am, then about 15 minutes later, "prayer time," and his breakfast was around 3.15. Train once in the morning and then in the afternoon before having dinner and going to sleep.