John Goodman Joins ‘Patriots Day’


John Goodman joins Patriots Day alongside Mark Wahlberg.


10 Cloverfield Lane star John Goodman has joined the cast of Patriots Day, CBS Films and Lionsgate’s Boston Marathon bombing thriller.

Peter Berg is in the director’s chair for the picture, which focuses on the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Wahlberg stars as a composite Boston Police Department officer who is central to the investigation and manhunt, while Simmons will play Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese of the Watertown Police Department, who distinguished himself in combat with Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Goodman will play former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, who played a key role in coordinating the FBI, Watertown Police Department, Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and local first responders.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter