According to CBS Films, Mark Wahlberg will produce a feature length narrative currently titled “Patriots’ Day”, chronicling the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent 5-day manhunt.
The studio announced Tuesday that Matt Charman (“Bridge of Spies”) will pen the screenplay. The story will be based upon Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ firsthand account of the Boylston Street tragedy.
The Boston Marathon attack killed three and injured more than 250. Surviving bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is on trial facing the death penalty at the time of this article.