Jake Gyllenhaal filmed a powerful moment as Jeff Bauman at TD Garden

Crowds were invited to stay after Tuesday's Bruins game to participate in the scene for the movie titled Stronger.

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, portraying Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, waves a flag while filming a scene from an upcoming feature film about the bombing on the ice of Boston Garden, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal portraying Jeff Bauman for Stronger after the Bruins game on April 5. —AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Cast and crew for Mark Wahlberg’s Patriots’ Day recently arrived in the Bay State, and now another Hollywood movie that also chronicles the Boston Marathon bombings has begun production in the Boston area.

Stronger, a film based on the autobiographical book of the same title by bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Bauman, a Chelmsford native who went to the the 2013 Marathon to watch his girlfriend cross the finish line when the first bomb went off, taking both his legs.

After Tuesday night’s Bruin’s game at TD Garden, Bruins fans were invited to stay to watch and participate in filming for Stronger.

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, portraying Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, thanks the crowd of Boston Bruins fans after filming a scene from a feature film about the bombing on the ice of Boston Garden, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Gyllenhaal interacts with the crowd. —AP Photo/Charles Krupa
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Given the location and photographs from the scene, it appears that filmmakers were recreating this iconic moment when Bauman waved a “Boston Strong” flag on the ice at the May 4, 2013 Bruins game.

This Twitter video captured the scene from a bird’s-eye view, with Gyllenhaal, as Bauman, waving the flag in a wheelchair, lights flashing and crowd cheering:

Bruins fans who stayed for filming also saw Gyllenhaal interact with the crowd.

Stronger also stars Tatiana Maslany as Bauman’s girlfriend (now wife), Erin Hurley, Miranda Richardson as Bauman’s mom, Patty, and Clancy Brown as his dad, Jeff Bauman Sr. The film is directed by David Gordon Green and is a production of Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment.

Gyllenhaal thanks the crowd of Bruins fans after filming the scene.
Gyllenhaal thanks the crowd of Bruins fans after filming. —AP Photo/Charles Krupa

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