Nigerian creative crew, Ikorodu Bois
have received a shout-out from American actor, Chris Hemsworth. This comes after the recognition and an invitation they received from movie producers, the Russo brothers for their recreation of ‘Extraction
Chris Hemsworth who is the lead actor in ‘Extraction’ took to his Instagram page to applaud the boys for their remake of the movie. He wrote:
“huge shout out to these amazing young filmmakers @ikorodu_bois for recreating @extraction trailer shot for shot! I think your version might be better than the original !! @netflixfilm.”
This wouldn’t be the first time the crew would be getting international recognition for their work. In April 2020, they got a shout-out from Will Smith, after they created a spot-on remake of the ‘Bad Boys Forever’ trailer. Their remakes have also caught the attention of Hollywood stars and celebrities such as Taraji P. Henson, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and Lebron James.
The Ikorodu Bois, comprising 15-year-old Muiz Sanni
, 10-year-old Malik Sanni
, and 13-year-old Fawas Aina,
is a comedic trio of brothers who create impressions of movies, music videos, and funny clips and post videos of these impressions on their social media page. They create these videos with the help of their 23-year-old cousin Babatunde Sanni
who uses visual effects to edit the videos.
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This article was first published on 30th June 2020