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Netflix signs deal for Thai cave rescue series

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Netflix signs deal for Thai cave rescue series

Netflix signs deal for Thai cave rescue series

Netflix said on Tuesday it had secured the rights to make a mini-series about the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in northern Thailand last year that captured international attention.

Megan Revell reports.

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Netflix signs deal for Thai cave rescue series

It was a tale practically made for Hollywood.

The dramatic rescue of these 12 boys and their soccer coach captivated the world after they became trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand last year.

As the rainwater rose, the clock ticked down and a daring rescue operation was the only way out.

The happy end to their ordeal was the start of a flurry of rumors on who would get to bring the story to the big screen.

Netflix is at least one of the chosen ones.

The streaming behemoth revealed on Tuesday (April 30) it had secured rights to the story and is set to make a mini-series with Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M.

Chu.

NETFLIX'S INTERNATIONAL ORIGINALS DIRECTOR, ERIKA NORTH, SAYING: "Thailand is an important market for Netflix and we're at the start of our journey.

We look forward to sharing more with you as we progress on this journey with our partners." While it may be a while before the project is completed, two books about the 17-day rescue have already been published.

And a feature film by British-Thai director Tom Waller wrapped up shooting in December.




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