March 26, 2017  

Kate Mara Forms Unbreakable Bond With Military K9 in First 'Megan Leavey' Trailer

March 16, 2017 (7:15 am) GMT
The video features Kate's Megan fighting for the right to adopt a military combat dog that saves her life and teaches her what love is.
Kate Mara Forms Unbreakable Bond With Military K9 in First 'Megan Leavey' Trailer

The first trailer for "" has been released by Bleecker Street. The nearly-three-minute video offers glimpses of young U.S marine corporal Megan Leavey, who is portrayed by , as well as a particularly aggressive dog named Rex.

"I just don't know why you want to do this," says Megan's mother, Jackie Leavey (), in the beginning of video. Megan calmly replies, "I know you don't." Jackie tells Megan, "You don't really connect with people very well."



Based on true life story, "Megan Leavey" follows the titular character, a young marine corporal, whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. Megan and Rex end up serving together and complete more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them. After the tragedy, Megan decides to fight for the right to adopt Rex as her own.

"You can't let your life fall apart over some dogs," Jackie tells Megan when she just got back from the hospital. The marine corporal responds, "That dog saved my life."

The trailer then jumps into a scene where Megan can be seen saying to sergeant Massey (), "Please just change his classification so that I can adopt him when he gets back." The sergeant replies, "They aren't pet. They're warriors."

The video concludes with a woman asking Megan, "What would you say to Rex if he was here?" The corporal answers, "I'd thank him for teaching me what love is."

Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, "Megan Leavey" is scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on June 9. Also starring , and , the biographical drama is penned by Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo and Tim Lovestedt.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Katy Perry and Ryan Phillippe Spotted Flirting During Elton John's Birthday Party
  2. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Step Out for Romantic Dinner Amid Divorce Rumors
  3. 'Scandal' to Tackle Alt-Reality Theme in 100th Episode. Get the First Look!
  4. 'Punisher': New Set Photos Reveal Major Cast Addition
  5. Antonio Banderas Reveals Suffering From Heart Attack
  6. Harry Styles Teases First Solo Single and Books Release Date
  7. Liam Payne and Cheryl Welcome Baby Boy - See the Baby's Pic!
  8. Katy Perry Teases New KP4 Song 'Witness'