The Ikorodu Bois are a group of three Nigerian boys known for their remakes of popular music videos and movie scenes. Their attention to detail and low budget yet flawless execution has endeared the trio to the hearts of thousands.
In April, they went viral with a remake of Roddy Rich’s Ballin’ music video and inn less than 2 months, the boys have gone viral again with even bigger recognition.
The future filmmakers remade scenes from Netflix’s Extraction produced by Film lead, Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Russo and Mike Larocca. The short clip caught the attention of the Russo Brothers, who impressed by the video, tweeted out an invite to the boys to the Extraction 2 Movie Premiere.
Excitedly, they responded, “This would be a dream come through and this is the day we’ve been waiting for all our lives.”
Extraction lead actor and co-producer, Chris Hemsworth, also reposted their film on Instagram writing, “Huge shout out to these amazing young film makers @ikorodu_bois for recreating @extraction trailer shot for shot! I think your version might be better than the original !! @netflixfilm”
With aspirations to become future filmmakers, the boys must be overjoyed. Well deserved!
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