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VIDEO: Okanagan backcountry stars in new Wesley Snipes movie trailer

The Recall is a sci-fi action thriller starring RJ Mitte from Breaking Bad, Jedidiah Goodacre from Descendants, Niko Pepaj from Awkward, Laura Maria Bilgeri from Toby Goes to Camp, Hannah Rose May from Ballers and Wesley Snipes from Blade, The Expendables 3, and Chi-raq.
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January 16, 2017 - 1:00 PM

VERNON – The first trailer for a feature film shot in the North Okanagan has been released.

The Recall is a sci-fi action thriller starring Wesley Snipes from Blade and The Expendables 3, RJ Mitte from Breaking Bad, Jedidiah Goodacre from Descendants, Niko Pepaj from Awkward, Laura Maria Bilgeri from Toby Goes to Camp and Hannah Rose May from Ballers.

Much of the film appears to be set in the forests around Vernon, which makes sense as it’s about five friends vacationing at a remote lake house.

A media release sent last summer says the five friends get caught up in an alien invasion and mass abduction. Snipes, who has starred in dozens of films including Demolition Man and Passenger 57, plays a survivalist who tries to keep the friends alive while fighting the invaders.

“I am thrilled to collaborate with the team from Bridgegate Pictures and VMI Worldwide to bring the script The Recall to life,” CEO Kevin Dewalt said in the release. “We couldn’t be more proud to work with a young cast and the talented Wesley Snipes to create a film that sci-fi audiences will be excited to see. We are also delighted to be shooting the film in Vernon, B.C. and the stunning Okanagan Valley.”

ED. NOTE: A previous version of this story contained an embedded version of the trailer. Unfortunately, we have received a legal notice to remove the video which was uploaded to YouTube. The producers of the film and confirmed by phone this trailer was released without authorization. They couldn't or wouldn't explain how the trailer was released without consent. The video may be viewed by following this link, which remains on YouTube.


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