After 12 boys from a Thailand Soccer team got stuck in a flooded cave with their coach, the world was on its toes seeking means to rescue them.
Some Heroes came along and the boys were eventually rescued alongside with their coach. With The soccer team freed, Hollywood gears up for the movie.
According to the Hollywood reporter, Pure Flix Entertainment an American independent Christian film and television studio, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona has shown keen interest and indicated plans to make the movie.
Michael Scott, CEO of the company was reportedly on the scene constantly and consistenly for days and living in Thailand part-time.
“The bravery and heroism I’ve witnessed is incredibly inspiring, so, yes, this will be a movie for us,” he stated.
Director Jon. M. Chu of “Crazy Rich Asians” is another person who has revealed plans to make the story into a movie.
He’s reportedly working with Ivanhoe Pictures, in cooperation with the Thai Navy and government.
“I refuse to let Hollywood #whitewashout the Thai Cave rescue story!” he said.
Chu, who was born in California and has Chinese heritage, tweeted “there’s a beautiful story about human beings saving other human beings. So anyone thinking about the story better approach it right & respectfully,” added Chu.