Mickey Rourke tries to keep a scandal from destroying his oil corporation in an exclusive clip from the eOne Films thriller Black November, which debuts in theaters, VOD formats and iTunes starting January 9. The story centers on a volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community who wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an American oil executive and demands that his corporation end the destruction and pollution.

Inspired by true events, Black November, is the gripping story of how a community rises up and takes drastic measures to make sure their voices are heard. Mickey Rourke leads an all-star cast in this thriller, alongside Kim Basinger, Anne Heche, musician Akon, musician Wyclef Jean, Sarah Wayne CalliesVivica A. Fox. As you can see in this scene below, Mickey Rourke is prepared to do whatever it takes to protect his company from a local Nigerian community.

Take a look at this exclusive scene from director Jeta Amata's Black November, before this thriller debuts in theaters and on VOD formats next week. Stay tuned for more footage and photos as we get closer and closer to the release date.