WATERTOWN (CBS) – Mark Wahlberg was spotted by adoring fans in Watertown late Monday night.
The Dorchester native was filming another scene for his upcoming movie “Patriots Day” about the Boston Marathon bombings.READ MORE: Roland Escobar Charged With Manslaughter, Driving High On Drugs And Alcohol In Deadly Taunton Hit-And-Run
Fans waited outside a gas station on Main Street for him and it paid off. He posed for photos with them and stopped to talk to several people just after midnight.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate Ordered For All Nursing Home Workers In Massachusetts
He even gave the “peace” sign to WBZ-TV’s photographer as he left in an SUV.
Wahlberg stars in the movie as Boston Police Sgt. Tommy Saunders, a composite character based on several people involved in the response to the bombings. John Goodman, Kevin Bacon and J.K. Simmons also play major characters in the movie.MORE NEWS: 1-To-3 Inches Of Rain Coming, Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through Thursday Morning
“Patriots Day” is being produced by WBZ’s sister company CBS Films. It is set for a Dec. 21 release in Boston, New York, and Los Angeles, before a wider release on Jan. 13, 2017.