Prime Video has released a new, extended ‘Gangs of Lagos’ trailer. The longer cut offers a closer look at director Jade Osiberu’s intense crime thriller set in Isale Eko, Lagos.
In the new trailer, we see rival gangs paint the streets red as Obalola, Ify, and Gift get caught up in gang wars which lead to the uncovering of secrets that shake the very foundations of their city.
Tobi Bakre takes the lead role in the movie, which follows a group of childhood friends as they navigate their destiny in a bustling city.
The long-awaited film features Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Chike, Bimbo Ademoye, Olarotimi Fakunle, Chioma Chukwuka, Iyabo Ojo, Zlatan, Debo ‘Mr Maraconi’ Adedayo, Yhemolee, Pasuma, Toyin Abraham, Tayo Faniran, Damilola Ogunsi, and Funke Williams.
Directed and produced by Osiberu, the long-awaited movie stands out as the first African Original on Prime Video.
Gangs of Lagos is a high-stakes, gritty, and hard-hitting action crime-thriller, with an authentic storyline centred on a group of childhood friends who each have to navigate destiny, growing up on the bustling streets and neighbourhood of Isale Eko, Lagos.
“Gangs of Lagos is a unique story about family and friendship, against the action-packed backdrop and striking set pieces of the streets of Lagos,” said Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, head of Nigerian Originals, Prime Video.
‘Gangs of Lagos’ debuts exclusively on the streaming platform on April 7, 2023.
Watch the new trailer below: