DESPERATE RIDERS: Trace Adkins & Tom Berenger Headline the New Lionsgate Western Hitting in February

By: John M Jerva

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has dropped a new trailer along with key art for their latest Western titled Desperate Riders. Featuring country music star Trace Adkins in the bad guy role along with Drew Waters and Tom Berenger, this should satisfy genre fans looking for more six barrel action for 2022!


In this Western starring Tom Berenger and Trace Adkins, the action begins as Kansas Red (Drew 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 with guns a-blazing — but does she want to be rescued?

Country western star Trace Adkins, Tom Berenger, and Drew Waters star in DESPERATE RIDERS, opening in select theaters and on demand February 25 from Lionsgate. Directed by Michael Feifer,DESPERATE RIDERS follows a loner hero and a pretty sharpshooter who help a boy rescue his mother, who’s been taken by an outlaw.

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