Rex trailer: The true story of a female soldier and her combat dog
Shown in US cinemas last June as Megan Leavey and now retitled Rex for its forthcoming UK release, the trailer for this true story has just been released by Lionsgate and you can check it out above.
Rex is based on the true-life story of young Marine Corporal Megan Leavey (Kate Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until and IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.
Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite (Blackfish) the film also stars Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Edie Falco, and Common.
Rex is released on digital download March 12th and DVD March 19th.