Production has begun in earnest for the sequel to 2016 multiple award-winning romantic drama, 'A Soldier's Story'.

'Soldier Story: Return From The Dead', produced by Martin Gbados and directed by Frankie Ogar will star lead acts Tope Tedela, Somkele Iyamah Idhalama, Daniel K Daniel and Hollywood star Eric Roberts in its gripping tale of love, hope and survival in the face of corruption and a country ravaged by war.

BTS from 'A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]
BTS from 'A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]

According to producers, the sequel which was shot in Lagos will remain set in the fictitious Watz Republic (first introduced in the debut film).

BTS from ''A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]
BTS from ''A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]

Actors, Alex Usifo, Segun Arinze, Chris Attoh, Sambasa Nzeribe, Linda Ejiofor, Baaj Adebule, Chico Aligwekwe, Vimbai Mutinhiri - Ekpenyong, Michelle Dede and Olumide Owuru will feature in supporting roles.

BTS from 'A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]
BTS from 'A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]

Visual effects for 'Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' is by Serbian acclaimed VFX studio, Crater Studios and while its theatrical release date has been billed for December 11, 2020, other distribution mediums have also been announced to include Netflix and DSTV among others.

BTS from 'A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]
BTS from 'A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]

'Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' is also billed for international release in the United Kingdom, South Africa and East Africa.

BTS from 'A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]
BTS from 'A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead' [Three Public Relations]