Lionsgate has released the first trailer for ‘Rogue’ (watch above), Megan Fox tackles a thrilling new role as a battle-hardened mercenary in this explosive action saga. Rogue is coming to Digital and VOD on August 28th and On Blu-Ray and DVD September 1.
Megan Fox stars as team leader Samantha O’Hara, she leads a lively squad of soldiers on a daring mission: rescue hostages from their captors in remote Africa. But as the mission goes awry and the team is stranded, O’Hara’s squad must face a bloody, brutal encounter with a gang of rebels — and the horde of ravenous, enraged lions they encounter.
The film also stars Philip Winchester, Calli Taylor, Jessica Sutton, Lee-Anne Liebenberg and Brandon Auret. Isabel Bassett and M.J. Bassett has written the script with M.J. directing as well.
"Rogue is the story of a small mercenary unit of soldiers who have been engaged by the governor of an African country to rescue his daughter who has been kidnapped by an Al-Shabaab-type organization," says the film's director and co-writer M.J. Bassett.
This unit go in, there's more than one girl so their plan is immediately compromised, and their extraction goes wrong. So, suddenly they find themselves on the run from the bad guys, looking for refuge in Africa, and come across an abandoned farm, or they think it's abandoned. While they're hunkering down they realize that the farm was used as a poachers' stronghold and a breeding place for lions for the hunting industry and the East Asian medicinal market. And though the lions seem to have escaped, there's clearly one still around. So, suddenly they realize they have no ammunition and they are very much the bottom of the food chain, and they have to survive the night before the bad guys arrive, the lion gets them, and the extraction.
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