Mark Wahlberg looks dapper in a cable knit sweater at a screening of his film Father Stu in Boston

Mark Wahlberg looks dapper in a cable knit sweater while Father Stu director Rosalind Ross dons a strapless red gown to a special screening of their new film in Boston

Mark Wahlberg looked handsome in a navy cable knit sweater and a pair of dark trousers to a special screening of his upcoming drama Father Stu.

While arriving to the red carpet at the AMC Boston Commons on Monday, the Boogie Nights actor, 50, looked to be in good spirits as he mingled with director Rosalind Ross, who rocked a strapless red gown to the event.

After posing for a number of solo shots, he was joined by Ross, 31, who has been dating Braveheart star Mel Gibson since 2014.

Looking good! Mark Wahlberg looked handsome in a navy cable knit sweater and a pair of dark trousers to a special screening of his upcoming drama Father Stu

The champion equestrian vaulter and screenwriter turned heads in her low-cut dress, which she matched to her lipstick and high heels.

She opted to wear her dark brown hair in a romantic updo with a few wavy strands in the front cascading down for an extra touch of glamor.

Once inside the theater, Wahlberg took to the stage to speak about the film to a crowd made of residents living in his hometown of Massachusetts.

Friendly: While arriving to the red carpet at the AMC Boston Commons on Monday, the 50-year-old Boogie Nights actor looked to be in good spirits as mingled with director Rosalind Ross, who rocked a strapless red gown to the event

Friendly: While arriving to the red carpet at the AMC Boston Commons on Monday, the 50-year-old Boogie Nights actor looked to be in good spirits as mingled with director Rosalind Ross, who rocked a strapless red gown to the event

Sharing their film with the world: After posting for a number of solo shots, he was seen chatting up a storm with Ross, 31, who has been dating Braveheart star Mel Gibson since 2014

Sharing their film with the world: After posting for a number of solo shots, he was seen chatting up a storm with Ross, 31, who has been dating Braveheart star Mel Gibson since 2014

Red hot!  The champion equestrian vaulter and screenwriter turned heads in her low-cut dress, which she matched to her lipstick and high heels

Red hot! The champion equestrian vaulter and screenwriter turned heads in her low-cut dress, which she matched to her lipstick and high heels

Father Stu is based on Long’s true story, a former boxer whose life was spiraling out of control before a brush with death in a horrific motorcycle accident lead to him taking up a life of the cloth.

He entered the seminary in 2003 and was ordained as a diocese priest in 2007, though his life was cut short by a condition called inclusion body myositis.

Father Stuart Long was just 50 years old when he passed away in 2014.

Strong cast: Wahlberg stars as Father Stu, with Mel Gibson starring as Stu's father, Bill Long, along with Jacki Weaver and Winter Ave Zoli

Strong cast: Wahlberg stars as Father Stu, with Mel Gibson starring as Stu’s father, Bill Long, along with Jacki Weaver and Winter Ave Zoli

Coming soon: The film - which hits theaters April 15 - is based on the unlikely true story of Father Stuart Long, a former boxer who turned his life around and became a priest

Coming soon: The film – which hits theaters April 15 – is based on the unlikely true story of Father Stuart Long, a former boxer who turned his life around and became a priest

Previously, Wahlberg revealed in an interview with the National Catholic Register that he first heard of Father Stuart Long while he was at a dinner with two priests in 2016.

He was so moved by the story that he ‘broke the cardinal rule’ of filmmaking by financing the film with his own money, though it took six years for the film to get made.

Wahlberg stars as Father Stu, with Mel Gibson starring as Stu’s father, Bill Long, along with Jacki Weaver and Winter Ave Zoli.

Sweet: Once inside the theater, Wahlberg took to the stage to speak about the film to a crowd made of residents living in his hometown of Massachusetts

Sweet: Once inside the theater, Wahlberg took to the stage to speak about the film to a crowd made of residents living in his hometown of Massachusetts

How this came to be: Previously, Wahlberg revealed in an interview with the National Catholic Register that he first heard of Father Stuart Long while he was at a dinner with two priests in 2016

How this came to be: Previously, Wahlberg revealed in an interview with the National Catholic Register that he first heard of Father Stuart Long while he was at a dinner with two priests in 2016

Paying homage: He was so moved by the story that he 'broke the cardinal rule' of filmmaking by financing the film with his own money, though it took six years for the film to get made

Paying homage: He was so moved by the story that he ‘broke the cardinal rule’ of filmmaking by financing the film with his own money, though it took six years for the film to get made

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