Photo Coverage: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, and More from STRONGER Meet the Press
STRONGER tells the inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become the symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 BOSTON MARATHON bombing. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Jeff, a 27-year-old, working-class Boston man who was at the marathon to try and win back his ex-girlfriend Erin (Tatiana Maslany). Waiting for her at the finish line when the blast occurs, he loses both his legs in the attack.
The team met the press at the Toronto Film Festival and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below!
After regaining consciousness in the hospital, Jeff is able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle has just begun. He tackles months of physical and emotional rehabilitation with the unwavering support of Erin and his family. It is Jeff's deeply personal account of the heroic journey that tests a family's bond, defines a community's pride and inspires his inner courage to overcome devastating adversity.Filled with raw emotion, humanity and humor, STRONGER is the inspirational real-life story of the man who became the living embodiment of "Boston Strong." The film also stars Academy Award® nominee Miranda Richardson and is directed by David Gordon Green.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
Screenwriter John Pollono
Director David Gordon Green
Jake Gyllenhaal and Jeff Bauman