Patriots Day is an upcoming American drama film directed by Peter Berg and written by Matt Charman, Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy, about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent terrorist manhunt led by Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, J. K. Simmons, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon and Michelle Monaghan in supporting roles.
Plot: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’s actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Principal photography began on March 29, 2016, in Quincy and Boston, Massachusetts. The film will have a limited release on December 21, 2016, with a wide release on January 13, 2017.