Field of Lost Shoes with Vampire Diaries’ Star Zach Roerig

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Zach Roerig Trades in His Bus Boy Uniform for Military Fatigues

Zach Roerig who plays Matt Donovan on CW’s hit series The Vampire Diaries takes on a role in the movie Field of Lost Shoes. Field of Lost Shoes is an American war drama directed by Sean McNamara and written by Dave Kennedy and Thomas Farrell. A true story, on the Battle of New Market, fought in Virginia on May 15, 1864 in the American Civil War.  Zach plays Jack Stanard one of the young cadets from the Virginia Military Institute who put their lives on the line to help defend the Shenandoah Valley.

The cast includes David Arquette, Tom Skerritt, Lauren Holly, Jason Isaacs, and Luke Benward to name a few. Field of Lost Shoes was premieres at the GI Film Festival this past May. Click here for a sneak peek. Field of Lost Shoes is coming soon to theaters in September 2014. Make sure you;re following the movie’s official twitter, @FOLSmovie for updates, behind the scenes photos and more. Check out the full synopsis below and a few still photographs from the movie.

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Synopsis:

In the midst of a prolonged and deadly American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln appoints a very different kind of general, Ulysses S. Grant, as Chief of Union Forces. Grant acts decisively. He brings total war to the pristine Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, breadbasket of the South. The superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in nearby Lexington volunteers to send the Corps of Cadets to protect the valley. 274 young cadets march northward toward the strategic valley choke-point of New Market. On the day of battle, Confederate General John C. Breckenridge, former Vice President of the United States, and commander of southern forces in the Valley, is faced with a horrible decision. When Southern forces are jeopardized, he orders the teenage cadets into harm’s way. Field of Lost Shoes is coming soon to theaters in September 2014.

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