Jake Gyllenhaal’s Boston Marathon Bombing Film Gets Picked Up By Bold Films

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Jake Gyllenhaal‘s film, STRONGER has found a home at Bold Films. The company will produce and finance the project about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

In addition to starring in the film, Gyllenhaal will also serve as a producer under his production banner, Nine Stories. His partner, , who will serve as executive producer alongside , Anthony Mattero, and . , of Bold Films and & of will also produce.

Stronger is an adaptation of the book by , who was a survivor that lost both legs during the bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260. will direct the screenplay by . Gyllenhaal is set to play Bauman opposite , who will play his girlfriend.

Gyllenhaal can be seen in the upcoming Jean-Marc Vallee-directed Demolition, which will make its North American premiere at SXSW next month. He also stars in Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals with Armie Hammer, Amy Adams, and Isla Fisher.

He is repped by .

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Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer
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