Directed by Dexter Fletcher (‘Sunshine on Leith,’ ‘Wild Bill’), the film details the inspiring exploits of Michael Edwards, better known as “Eddie the Eagle,” the most famous ski jumper in British history. The film’s portrayal of Edwards’ never-say-die approach to the sport, celebrates the human spirit and resilience in the face of extraordinary odds and challenges. Taron Egerton, who made his feature film debut in ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service,’ portrays Eddie, with Hugh Jackman playing a ski jumping expert from Lake Placid who helps Eddie train for the Calgary Olympics.

EDDIE THE EAGLE hits Irish cinemas April 1, 2016.