By Mandela Wells
The Boston Bombing picture “Patriots Day” so far includes Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, and J.K Simmons. Now as of this past week it has added on two more actors, Kevin Bacon and Michelle Monaghan. Monaghan is set to play Carol Saunders the wife of Mark Wahlberg’s character Sgt. Tommy Saunders. Bacon will play FBI Special Agent Richard DesLauriers.
The films follows the account of Ed Davis the former Boston Police Commisioner at the time of the Boston bombing. The movie will tackle the events leading up to the bombing and as well as its aftermath, when the FBI, Watertown Police Department, Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and local first responders shut down the city and embarked on a citywide manhunt to track down the perpetrators.
The film is set to be directed by Peter Berg and is written by Matt Charman. Wahlberg, Scott Stuber, Dylan Clark and Michael Radutzky will all produce. December 21st is the date of release.