Micah Lyons Talks Human Trafficking Story The Runners [Exclusive Interview]

Micah Lyons
Micah Lyons stars in The Runners

Micah Lyons recognizes human trafficking is a real problem here in the United States.

The action star teamed up with director Joey Loomis to produce The Runners, a story about an older brother searching for his sister’s whereabouts as human traffickers take her to a discreet location.

This action-packed indie film stars Lyons, Tom Sizemore (Heat, Saving Private Ryan), and Glenn Morshower (24, Friday Night Lights).

Here’s the official synopsis:

After losing their parents in a car accident, Ryan must raise his rebellious teenage sister, Zoe. One night, Zoe sneaks out to a party and is abducted by a charming older boy who intends to sell her to the cartel for human trafficking. Now, Ryan and his best friend have just hours to track them down and save her before she is sold and dragged across the Mexican border, never to be seen again.

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LRM Online exclusive spoke with the action star Micah Lyons on a video conference call. We discussed keeping it a limited budget project in his hometown. By using local actors and extras, the community supported the ambitious project that brings the heat to the violent confrontation with the police and the cartel.

Uncork’D Entertainment released the movie on DVD and digital.

Check out the exclusive interview below and let us know what you think.

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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 @officialgigpatta.

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