Director Rod Lurie On His New Movie "The Outpost"


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Director Rod Lurie (The Contender, The Last Castle) joined Mark Thompson on KFI to discuss his new movie "The Outpost".

Based on true events, in this military thriller, a small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict. The Outpost is based on The New York Times best-selling non-fiction book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor from CNN’s Jake Tapper.

It's received marvelous reviews and was the #1 downloaded movie on iTunes this past weekend!

Listen to Mark Thompson's interview with Rod Lurie below:

You can watch the trailer for "The Outpost" below:

To watch "The Outpost" from home, PLEASE CLICK HERE.


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