Jake Gyllenhaal continues to be one of the most fascinating actors working today. — In "Stronger", he takes on the role of real-life Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs from one of the blasts while waiting near the finish line on April 15, 2013.
'Stronger' (2017) Trailer
Tatiana Maslany makes Jake Gyllenhaal's Boston Marathon bombing drama 'Stronger' (TIFF review)
Anybody watching 'Orphan Black' knows what an incredible actress Tatiana Maslany is — for those who don't, she plays about every character in the series. But leaving a bigger impression than the lead in Jake Gyllenhaal's new film 'Stronger' is a testament to the actress as well as the inspiring woman she portrays.
Jake Gyllenhaal Set to Star in Boston Marathon Drama 'Stronger'
Although 'Stronger' may be the third announced movie that is currently in development regarding the topic of the Boston marathon bombings, it seems to be closer to fruition.