The Western Desperate Riders will debut on demand Feb. 25 from Lionsgate. The film is also getting a limited theatrical release.
Directed my Michael Feifer and featuring country Western star Trace Adkins, Tom Berenger and Drew Waters, the film follows a loner hero and a pretty sharpshooter who help a boy rescue his mother, who’s been taken by an outlaw. The action begins as Kansas Red (Waters, “True Detective”) rescues young Billy from a card-game shootout. The boy asks Red for help protecting his family from the outlaw Thorn (Adkins), who’s just kidnapped Billy’s mother Carol. As Red and Billy ride off to rescue Carol, they run into beautiful, tough-as-nails Leslie, who’s managed to escape Thorn’s men. The three race to stop Thorn’s wedding to Carol.