Brokeback Mountain Creators Reunite for Film About Gay Teen Suicide
The masterminds behind the groundbreaking film Brokeback Mountain are reuniting, and this time their addressing another problem within the gay society: teen suicide.
Good Joe Bell will follow a father coming to terms with his son’s suicide and is penned by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, the pair who brought Annie Proulx’s novel to the screen.
According to PinkNews: “The harrowing true story stars Mark Wahlberg as a father, Joe Bell, who undertook a walk across the United States to raise awareness of bullying following the suicide of his 15-year-old son Jadin, played by Reid Miller.”
The script reportedly moves between Joe’s inspirational march and the tragic homophobia Jadin experienced.
Oh gosh… bring the tissues. AGAIN.
The real Joe Bell was killed after being hit by
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