Focusing on the events following the Boston Marathon Bombing, Patriots Day stars Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan,John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, and J.K. Simmons. The film is directed by Peter Berg (Lone Survivor) from a screenplay by Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy (Finest Hour) with a score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (Social Network). Patriots Day arrives in theaters January 13, 2017.
“In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the bombers before they strike again. Weaving together the stories of Special Agent Richard Deslauriers (Kevin Bacon), Police Commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman), Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese (J.K. Simmons) and nurse Carol Saunders (Michelle Monaghan) this visceral and unflinching chronicle captures the suspense of the most sophisticated manhunt in law enforcement history and the strength of the people of Boston.”