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Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael Eddie Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself and was loveable underdog with a never say die attitude. In theaters February 26th this feel good movie will make you believe dreams do come true!
Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael Eddie Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself ? even as an entire nation was counting him out.? With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.? From producers of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eddie the Eagle stars Taron Egerton as Eddie, the loveable underdog with a never say die attitude.
Directed By: Dexter Fletcher
Screenplay By: Sean Macaulay and Simon Kelton
Produced By: Matthew Vaughn, Adam Bohling, David Reid, Rupert Maconick, Valerie Van Galder
Story By: Simon Kelton
Starring: Taron Egerton, Christopher Walken, Hugh Jackman
I am a big believer in following your dreams and believing in yourself and that is something I try to encourage in my girls. I enjoy seeing how movies like this one play out and I can’t wait to see it.