Exclusive: Director Dexter Fletcher, Taron Egerton Attend “Eddie the Eagle” Screening & Q&A


“Eddie the Eagle” director Dexter Fletcher and star Taron Egerton attended an advance screening and Q&A for the film in Los Angeles on January 28.



The film is based on the true and inspirational story of Eddie Edwards, Great Britian’s first ski jumper in the Olympics.  “Eddie the Eagle” stars Egerton, Hugh Jackson and Christopher Walken.

Fletcher and Egerton talked with Q&A moderator Scott Mantz @MovieMantz about many aspects of filming the movie including the ski jumping scenes, music used in the story, how Hugh Jackman is good at EVERYTHING, Christopher Walken’s role, and meeting Eddie Edwards for the first time and his touching reaction after watching the film.

Hollywood News Source will post a review of the film on February 22 prior to the opening on February 26.