Eagle Wings movie, Nigeria’s first classic military-themed film has just released its first trailer by producers Papel Films.
The film’s production which got concluded before the Covid-19 lockdown has been in the editing stages. And now that the movie trailer out, Nigerian film buffs will wait a little longer anticipation for the Eagle Wings full movie release.
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Eagle Wings movie is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood and the nation’s Air Force.
The movie also highlights the country’s efforts in the insurgency fight against insurgency.
Eagle Wings movie explores the humanity, the challenges and gallant fight-for-life by Nigerian soldiers, which is many times tragic but brings peace, stability and national unity.
The action-war drama about a fighter-jet pilot who got caught in a dreadful web of insurgency activity will star top Nigerian movie actor Femi Jacobs and Eyinna Nwigwe as leads.
As seen in the behind-the-scene sessions, the cast took the basic field and combat training from the Nigerian Air force (NAF) personnel before production. The production was also complemented with full military combat gears, equipment and weaponry provided by the Air force.
In an address to journalists in Abuja recently, the director and script-writer of the movie, Paul Apel-Papel of Papel Films praised the efforts and support from the NAF in terms of props and equipment supplies of props and equipment.
Paul explained that the Eagle Wings movie which is being shot in strategic locations in Abuja, Kaduna, Borno and other States, will showcase activities of the military through the motion picture; their brave efforts, challenges and some historical aspects of the fight against insurgency in Nigeria.
“The ultimate goal of this movie is to show to Nigerians the efforts of this service in nation-building and for us also to know what they go through and the sacrifices they make,” Apel-Papel said.
“The officers themselves, the soldiers and their families and friends and that is basically what the story is about.
“The plot is about three brilliant course mates who are also best friends and are faced with a challenge in the course of doing their work and ended up rescuing a whole community.
“We put all these resources together to, first of all, tell a story that will draw the kind of emotions we expect and drive home the kind of message we want to reach Nigerians and beyond,” he added.
Watch Eagle Wings Movie Trailer below:
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First Official Trailer of the Movie EAGLE WINGS, an Air Force Story. Directed by Paul Apel Papel @papelfilms Starring: @a_yinna , @femijacobs, @yakubmohammed_ others Featured: @uzee_usman , @realfunkymallam , @patience_ujah , @u_zada, Jenifa Yahaya . DOP: @spindemlot, Production Designer: @chima_temple , Lighting: Femi Mustapha Sound Recording: Nexus Global, Score by – Chuck Okudo @okudothesensei Our special appreciation goes to the @nigerianairforcehq and NAFIL for the immense support towards the actualization of this tall dream. This message will not be complete without acknowledging the Nollywood industry practitioners who paved the way, because they did it, we believed it was possible. Producers: @tonyeprincewill Rogers Ofime @ememisong @stevegukas Gukas @charlesofplay @charlesnovia @moabudu @genevievennaji @aycomedian @kemiadetiba @maryremmynjoku Directors: @izu_ojukwu @andyamenechi @lancelotimasuen @tecobee @esosaegbon69 @desmondelliot @uzodinmaokpechi @robertopeters @ikechukwuonyeka #eaglewings #NigerianAirForce #nollywood
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