James Colby Joins Mark Wahlberg's Boston Marathon Bombing Drama, 'Patriots Day'

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Peter Berg will direct the Boston Marathon bombing drama that also stars J.K. Simmons and John Goodman.

James Colby has joined the cast of Mark Wahlberg's Patriots Day.

John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Jimmy O. Yang and Vincent Curatola also will star in the Peter Berg-directed drama, which is centered on the events of the 2013 bombings at the annual Boston Marathon.

In the film, Colby will play Billy Evans, who was a superintendent in the Boston Police Department during the investigation and subsequent manhunt surrounding the homegrown terrorist attack.

Colby's credits include The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and the comedy Tower Heist, and he recently appeared in Netflix's Jessica Jones and CBS' Limitless.

Colby is repped by Stewart Talent and Liebman.