Nigeria’s fast-growing internet sensation ‘Ikorodu Bois’ will be heading to the world premiere of Netflix action thriller – Extraction 2 – after an impressive remake of the first trailer grabbed the attention of producers and actors.
The four boys from Ikorodu, a suburb of Lagos, caught the attention of Hollywood star, Chris Hemsworth on Wednesday after the remake video was shared on Twitter.
“We so much love this movie and we hope Chris Hemsworth and Netflix see this remake, pls retweet”, they captioned the video, which showed their shot-by-shot version of the trailer.
— ikorodu bois (@IkoroduB) June 24, 2020
The video, which has since attracted 10 million views on the social media platform was retweeted by Netflix, saying, “LOVE THIS.” In a separate tweet, Chris Hemsworth wrote, “EPIC.”
Meanwhile, the movie producers, the Russo Brothers, have also shared the video and invited them to the premiere of “Extraction 2“, CNN reported.
— Russo Brothers (@Russo_Brothers) June 24, 2020
“This is awesome! We would love to have you guys at the #Extraction 2 premiere…DM us and we’ll get you there!” they said in a tweet.
The excited boys after receiving the news said it is a dream come true. “This is the day we’ve been waiting for all our lives,” they said in response to the invitation.
Early this year, they grabbed the attention of Will Smith after their perfect remake of ‘Bad Boys Forever” trailer. They also caught the attention of Dwayne Johnson, Lebron James and Money Heist professor, Alvaro Morte.
The group consists of brothers Muiz Sanni, 15, Malik Sanni, 10, Babatunde Sanni, 23, and cousin, Fawas Aina, 13.