Watch the teaser trailer for Mark Wahlberg’s Boston Marathon bombing film ‘Patriots Day’


On Monday we reported that Academy Award-winning duo Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have been enlisted to provide the score for Mark Wahlberg’s upcoming film Patriots Day. Today, the first teaser trailer for the movie, which details the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent manhunt for the bombers, has been released. Watch it below.

In addition to Wahlberg, the Peter Berg-directed film also stars John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, J.K. Simmons and Michelle Monaghan. It’s based on the book Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph Over Tragedy, co-authored by former Boston Herald reporter Dave Wedge and writer Casey Sherman.

“The courage and stories of the survivors, first responders and other organizations who stepped up that morning and every day since are the inspiration for this film,” says Berg, via Mashable.


Patriots Day will open December 21 in a limited run in three cities, Boston, New York, and Los Angeles a nationwide release of January 13.