Prepare to feel your heartstrings not just tugged but yanked.
Bleecker Street has unveiled the official trailer for the upcoming drama "Megan Leavey," and if it doesn't make you feel anything, you might just be dead inside. Based on a true story, the film follows Marine Megan Leavey (Kate Mara) and her combat dog, Rex. The two go through hell together in Iraq, and after she is sent home, she takes on a difficult fight to keep him from being euthanized.
The trailer showcases their special relationship -- Megan is a woman who doesn't connect well with others, and Rex is known for being particularly aggressive. They do well together, though, and he actually saves her life. Beyond that, though, the marine credits her dog with teaching her what love is.
Get the full emotional impact below, and don't say we didn't warn you if you get teary."Megan Leavey" opens June 9.
The true life story of Megan Leavey, a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with a military combat dog saved many lives during her deployment in Iraq. Assigned to clean up the K-9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey starts to identify with Rex, a particularly aggressive dog that she trains. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex complete more than 100 missions until an improvised explosive device injures both, putting their fates in jeopardy. Read More