Kate Mara's Iraq War Drama 'Megan Leavey' Nabbed by Bleecker Street for U.S.

Courtesy of Bleeker Street
'Megan Leavey'

Edie Falco also stars in the feature about a young marine corporal in a K9 unit.

Bleecker Street has acquired U.S. rights to the Kate Mara starrer Megan Leavey.

Blackfish helmer Gabriela Cowperthwaite directed the real-life drama centered on the bond between a young Marine corporal in a K9 unit (Mara) and her combat dog during the Iraq war.

Edie Falco also stars in the feature, along with Ramon Rodriguez, Bradley Whitford and Common.

Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo and Tim Lovestedt wrote the screenplay for Megan Leavey, which was produced by Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon and Jennifer Monroe.

Eric Thompson and UTA negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.

Bleecker Street recently released the Adam Driver starrer Paterson and will soon release the adventure film The Lost City of Z with Amazon. 

 

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