Following its initial theatrical release as an unrated feature, the documentary Bully has been given a rating of PG-13 from the Motion Picture Association of America, which will allow children under 17 to buy a ticket without parental permission and for the film to be screened in schools as an educational tool.
Glee stars Naya Rivera and Cory Montieth, along with the Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino, star in a new PSA series explaining what parents and kids can do to take a stand against bullying, and asking them to visit thebullyproject.com. The PSAs are being released in conjunction with the film Bully, which opens in theaters in New York and Los Angeles tomorrow.
After weeks of struggle with the Motion Picture Association of America over the rating of the upcoming documentary Bully, The Weinstein Company has decided to release the film as unrated rather than with the “R” rating the MPAA had originally assigned it. Bully will open in select theaters this weekend, on March 30.