Megan Leavey is director Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s upcoming movie. It is a biographical drama film written primarily by Pamela Grey and Annie Mumolo with Tim Lovestedt and Jordan Roberts. The movie is based on true events involving an U.S. Marine, Megan Leavey and a combat dog called Rex. Played by Kate Mara, the character of Megan Leavey is that of a young Marine, a Military Police K9 handler deployed in Iraq. In the setting of war and politics, the movie is about the bond between the U.S. Marine and the combat dog she adopted after its injury. It is the story of two companions who fought together and lived together.