Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross to Compose the Score for Boston Bombing Movie 'Patriots Day'

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Trent Reznor at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on Sept. 27, 2014 in New York City.  

The Mark Wahlberg film has added the award-winning duo behind 'The Social Network' and 'Gone Girl.'

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are set to compose the score for Patriots Day, the Boston marathon bombing film starring Mark Wahlberg.

Director Peter Berg announced the news on Instagram on Saturday (Oct. 1), saying "I couldn't be more honored than to be working with these two straight up genius artists."

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The Oscar- and Grammy-winning duo will score the film, which chronicles the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing, and is set to open in Boston, New York and Los Angeles on Dec. 21.

The cast includes Wahlberg, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin Bacon, Michael Beach, Jimmy O. Yang, Vincent Curatola, Alex Wolff, James Colby, Rachel Brosnahan and Themo Melikidze.

Scott Stuber, Mark Wahlberg, Hutch Parker, Dylan Clark, Stephen Levinson, Dorothy Aufiero and Michael Radutzky are producing the film, which is co-financed by CBS Films and Lionsgate with the former handling production and marketing and the latter handling distribution.

Reznor is repped by CAA and Silva Artist Management. Ross is repped by CAA.

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