The 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing Makes It To The Big Screen In Patriots Day
The 2013 Boston Marathon bombing plays out on the big screen in the new movie, Patriots Day.
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Melissa Benoist, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan and J.K. Simmons, the film details “the 105 hours that followed when ordinary men and women became heroes along with the first responders and surgeons who struggled that day to save lives.” (Deadline.com)
The Boston Marathon bombing was a terrorist pressure cooker bombing, followed by subsequent related shootings, that occurred when two pressure cooker bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The bombs exploded near the marathon’s finish line on Boylston Street, and killed 3 civilians and injured an estimated 264 others.
Patriots Day premieres in select cities Wednesday, December 21, and in theaters nationwide January 13. Check out the trailer below.