The Cast of ‘Patriots Day’

The upcoming film "Patriots Day" will tell the story about the Boston Marathon Bombings and the manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers. Many famous faces are set to appear in the film. Check out their photos and descriptions of their characters.

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Mark Wahlberg will play Boston Police Sgt. Tommy Saunders. Although Saunders was not a real officer during the bombings, Wahlberg's character will be a composite of several real-life officers who participated in the aftermath of the bombings.
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Kevin Bacon will play Richard DesLauriers who was the Special Agent in Charge of the Boston Division of the FBI. DesLauriers was one of the key investigators during the manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers.
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John Goodman will play Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, who was a key player during the bombings and the search for the Tsarnaev brothers.
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J.K. Simmons will play Watertown Police Sgt. Jeff Pugliese, who was on scene during the shootout with the Tsarnaev brothers.
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Michelle Monaghan will play Carol Saunders, the wife of Mark Walhberg's character Boston Police Sgt. Tommy Saunders.
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Vincent Curatola will play Boston Mayor Thomas Menino who was the mayor during the time of the bombings.
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James Colby will play Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans, who was running the marathon when the bombs went off. Commissioner Ed Davis left the force to become a consultant and Evans was sworn in as commissioner in early 2014.
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Jimmy O. Yang will play Dun Meng, a Chinese student who encountered the Tsarnaev brothers while they were trying to flee. The brothers carjacked Meng and he later escaped to a nearby convenience store.
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Michael Beach will play Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick who was governor during the time of the bombings and manhunt.
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Alex Wolff will play Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the brothers who bombed the marathon and survived the manhunt. Tsarnaev was tried and found guilty of all 30 charges against him.
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Themo Melikidze will play Tamerlan Tsarnaev in the film. Tamerlan was killed during the shootout in Watertown.
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Rachel Brosnahan will play Jessica Kensky who was standing at the finish line cheering on the runners during the bombings. Kensky was seriously injured.
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Christopher O'Shea will play Patrick Downes, Jessica Kensky's wife. Downes was also at the finish line cheering on runners with Kensky during the bombings and was seriously injured.
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Lana Condor will play the role of MIT police officer Sean Collier's girlfriend.
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Melissa Benoist will play Katherine Russell, the wife of Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
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Jake Picking will play MIT police officer Sean Collier who was killed during the Watertown shootout after the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Khandi Alexander will play a law enforcement interrogator.
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