Mark Wahlberg and the City of Boston Star in the Trailer for the Boston Marathon Bombing Drama Patriots Day


After teaming up for 2013's Lone Survivor and this fall’s Deepwater Horizon, Mark Wahlberg is partnering yet again with director Peter Berg for Patriots Day, another film that explores the human toll of a devastating, and devastatingly recent, real-life tragedy. Wahlberg stars as police officer Tommy Saunders, working under John Goodman’s police commissioner Ed Davis on April 15, 2013, the day a bombing at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured 264 others. Saunders and the rest of the city, including Bostonians depicted by J.K. Simmons, Kevin Bacon, and Michelle Monaghan, are subsequently drawn into the massive manhunt that ended in the arrest of now-convicted bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The incredibly pared-down score is, of course, by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. No sign of David Ortiz yet, but just know he will be there.