The sequel to 2015 Nollywood action film A Soldier’s Story is set to premiere in December.
A Soldier’s Story II: Return From the Dead is directed by Frankie Ogar and produced by Martin Gbados. Set in Nigeria and the fictional Watz Republic, it highlights themes of love in uncertain circumstances, war, terrorism, insurgency, conspiracy, women’s rights and emigration.
It features star-studded cast both from Hollywood and Nollywood, including Eric Roberts, John J Vogel Jr, Alex Usifo, Akin Lewis, Segun Arinze, Linda Ejiofor, Somkele Iyamah Idhalama, Michelle Dede, Daniel K Daniel, Tope Tedela, Baaj Adebule, Samabasa Nzeribe, Chris Attoh, Olumide Oworu, Chiko Aligwekwe and Brutus Richard.
The production companies behind the film are Frankie Ogar Films, Mekdoss Productions and 3PR. Post-production came via Revolve Agency LA, Moving Picture Company Asia and Crater Studios in Serbia.
The exact date for the theatrical premiere has yet to be announced, while the film is also expected to be distributed via Netflix and DStv.