Kevin Bacon is the latest to join the cast of the Boston Marathon bombing movie PATRIOTS DAY starring Mark Wahlberg.
The Following star will play Special Agent in Charge, Richard DesLauriers of the FBI, a key figure in the investigation of the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Bacon joins an all-star cast that includes John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, Vince Curalota, James Colby, and Jimmy O. Yang. Peter Berg will direct the script written by Bridge of Spies scribe Matt Charman. Wahlberg will also serve as producer with Scott Stuber, Hutch Parker, Dylan Clark, Stephen Levinson and Michael Radutzky. The film is slated for a Dec. 21 release date.
Last year, Bacon starred in the Whitey Bulger crime drama Black Mass opposite Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton. He can be seen next in the Greg McLean horror The Darkness with Radha Mitchell.
He is repped by WME.
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Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer