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– by Gig Patta

In one of the most touching stories, Megan Leavey will leave you with a tearful joy on a story about a female marine and a bomb sniffing dog.

Based on a true story, a female marine develops a relationship with a military combat dog while being deployed in Iraq. The dog manages to save her life as she attempts to save his life in return.

The film stars Kate Mara, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Common, Geraldine James, Edie Falco, Will Patton and Ramon Rodriguez. It marks the feature narrative film debut for director Gabriela Cowperthwaite (Blackfish).

Megan Leavey is currently playing in theaters nationwide today.

Check out our sit-down interview below with actress Kate Mara and director Gabriela Cowperthwaite.

Source: LRM Exclusive

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net. He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @mrgigpatta.