PETER BERG TO CARRY THE FLAG ON “PATRIOTS’ DAY”

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1297509977127_ORIGINALCourtesy of The Toronto Sun

Battleship director Peter Berg is in the final round of talks to helm CBS FilmsPATRIOTS’ DAY, based on Boston Police commissioner Ed Davis’s account of the Boston Marathon bombing.

and will produce through , with , Stephen Levinson and Michael Radustsky. Matt Charman is writing the script and Nicholas Nesbitt will executive produce.

Based on the true events of the Boston Marathon Bombing, the story follows the intense five-day search leading up to the infamous siege where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was pulled from a boat in Watertown, as told through the perspective of former commissioner Davis. Wahlberg, a Boston native, is circling the role of Davis, which would once again pair him with Berg following their successful collaboration on 2013’s Lone Survivor.

Berg is repped by .

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 | Staff Writer

This story was first reported by Variety.

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