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Russo Brothers Invite Young Nigerian Filmmakers to Extraction 2 Premiere

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Russo Brothers Invite Young Nigerians Filmmakers to Extraction 2 Premiere

Young Nigerian filmmakers popularly known as Ikorodu Bois have been invited to the world premiere of Netflix’s action thriller, Extraction 2 after a remake of the hit movie’s prequel trailer.

Drumroll, please…

The Ikorodu Bois shared their remake of the trailer of the first film on their Twitter page while tagging Netflix and star actor, Chris Hemsworth. 

No sooner, Netflix tweeted back praising the remake.


In a swift move that left many mouths agape, the producers of Extraction, Anthony Russo and Joseph Russo, famously known as the Russo brothers replied, praising the remake and magnanimously invited the boys to the world premiere of the sequel of the film, Extraction 2. 

Talk about dreams coming true! 

Chris Hemsworth set the ball rolling by reposting the remake of the hit movie on his Instagram page while praising their ingenuity.

Extraction director, Sam Hargrave also shared the video on his Instagram page. He wrote: 

“So awesome!! These amazing young filmmakers from Nigeria recreated the #Extraction trailer shot for shot. Such ingenuity!! Bravo. Link to their full-length original video on twitter in my bio. CHECK IT OUT! @netflixfilm @netflix @chrishemsworth #youngfilmmakers #cool #bravo #encore”

The Ikorodu Bois gained recognition for mimicking music videos and film trailers.

In April, they received praise from Spanish actor Álvaro Morte (The Professor), the lead character of Netflix’s Spanish hit drama series, Money Heist.

The boys have also earned recognition and praise from major Hollywood stars such as Will Smith and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

Way to go, guys! Playing too much actually paid off and indeed, dreams do come true. 

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