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Jake Gyllenhaal Films 'Stronger' Scenes With a Sign at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Jake Gyllenhaal gets into character while filming a scene for Stronger at the Boston Marathon Finish Line on Boylston Street on Saturday (April 30) in Boston, Mass.

The 35-year-old actor held up a sign for “Erin,” who was the real-life girlfriend (and now wife) of the character he’s playing, Jeff Bauman.

Based on the book Jeff wrote about surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings, Stronger is “a deeply personal account of his journey of recovery, examining his inner courage, community pride, familial bonds and an unexpected love,” according to Deadline.

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Jake Gyllenhaal Films Boston Marathon Movie 'Stronger'

Jake Gyllenhaal gets into character while filming an outdoor scene for his upcoming movie Stronger on Wednesday (April 27) in Easton, Mass.

The 35-year-old actor is in the process of shooting the new movie about a Boston Marathon bombing survivor’s recovery, based on the book by survivor Jeff Bauman.

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Jake joined Jeff, who he’s playing in the movie, and his one-year-old daughter to throw the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox game earlier in the month.

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Jake Gyllenhaal Throws Opening Pitch With Boston Bombing Survivor

Jake Gyllenhaal heads out to the baseball field alongside Boston bombing survivor Jeff Bauman on Monday afternoon (April 18) at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass.

The 35-year-old actor also carried Jeff‘s one-year-old daughter Nora before the men were able to throw the opening pitches for the game, where the Red Sox took on the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Jake is set to play Jeff in an upcoming film about the terrorism attack called Stronger, based on the book Jeff wrote about his experience.

Instead of focusing on the attacks, the film focuses on the details Jeff‘s recovery and how he helped identify the bombing suspects while still in the hospital.

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Jennifer Aniston Responds to Jake Gyllenhaal's Crush Admission!

Jennifer Aniston is responding to her The Good Girl co-star Jake Gyllenhaal‘s admission that he had a crush on her “for years” during and after filming the 2002 film!

“I just don’t know why we’re finding this out now!” Jennifer told Access Hollywood.

When asked if things could have been different, Jennifer responded, “I don’t know! He likes the older ladies,” Jennifer said. “He hid it well!”

Jake told People about his crush on Jennifer, “I will say, I had a crush on her for years. And working with her was not easy. I was – um, yeah. That’s all I’m going to say. It was lovely. It wasn’t hard, that’s what I would say.”

Also pictured inside: Jennifer‘s husband Justin Theroux shopping at Nike Town on Sunday (April 10) in Beverly Hills, Calif. More Here! »

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Jake Gyllenhaal Discusses His Failed 'Lord of the Rings' Audition

Jake Gyllenhaal gives an interview during the AOL Build speaker series on Tuesday (March 22) in New York City.

The 35-year-old Demolition actor was joined at the event by his co-stars Chris Cooper, Naomi Watts, and Judah Lewis, along with screenwriter Bryan Sipe.

Jake appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon the night before and revealed director Peter Jackson had a brutal reaction to his failed The Lord of the Rings audition. He says no one told him he needed to have an English accent for the role.

“He literally turned to me and said, ‘You are the worst actor that I have ever seen.’ He said, ‘Did anyone tell you you were supposed to have an accent?’ I was like, ‘No!’ And he said, ‘Well, fire your agents,’” Jake recalled.

Jake Gyllenhaal Bombed His Lord of the Rings Audition

FYI: Naomi is wearing Eva Fehren jewelry.

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Jake Gyllenhaal & Jimmy Fallon Spit Food At Each Other in Funny Sketch - Watch Now!

Jake Gyllenhaal and Jimmy Fallon spit food in each other’s faces during a bit for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday evening (March 21) in New York City.

“I’ve had some pretty intense roles, but this was the most intense,” Jake joked about the sketch, titled “Point Pleasant Police Department.” “It’s really in-your-face.”

During his interview with Jimmy, Jake spoke about some of his failed auditions, including one for Lord of the Rings.

“I auditioned for a lot of classics I’m not in!” Jake said. “[Peter Jackson told me] ‘You are the worst actor I have ever seen.’”

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Jake Gyllenhaal & Naomi Watts Screen 'Demolition'

Jake Gyllenhaal looks dapper in a suit while at a screening of his upcoming film Demolition at the SVA Theater on Monday night (March 21) in New York City.

The 35-year-old actor was joined at the event by his co-stars Naomi Watts, Judah Lewis and Chris Cooper, as well as Ahna O’Reilly and Nat and Alex Wolff.

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The film follows a successful investment banker who struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Be sure to check out the trailer.

Also pictured: Jake stopping by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday night (March 21).

FYI: Ahna is wearing a Tory Burch dress.

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