BOSTON (CBS) – The upcoming movie about the Boston Marathon bombings has cast the two bombers.
Hollywood newcomer Themo Melikidze has been chosen to portray Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death last year for his role in the bombings that killed three people and injured more than 260. His brother, Tamerlan, was killed in the manhunt that followed the terrorist attack.
It was also announced this week that former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will be played by Michael Beach, an actor from Roxbury.
Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon and J.K. Simmons are just some of the big names that have already been cast.
The movie is set to premiere in December.
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