Netflix signs deal for Thai cave boy rescue miniseries


BANGKOK: Netflix said on Tuesday it had tied down the rights to make a miniseries about the sensational salvage of 12 young men and their soccer mentor from a collapse northern Thailand a year ago that caught global consideration.

“The story joins such a large number of special neighborhood and general topics which associated individuals from varying backgrounds, from all around the globe,” Erika North, Netflix’s Director of International Originals, said.

“Thailand is a significant market for Netflix and we are anticipating bringing this moving neighborhood, yet all around thunderous story‚Ķto life,” she included.

The “Wild Boars” soccer crew, matured somewhere in the range of 11 and 16, and their 25-year-old mentor ended up caught on June 23 while investigating the cavern complex in the northern region of Chiang Rai when a blustery season deluge overflowed the passages.

A 17-day exertion to save them held the world with specialists from different nations volunteering to help.

“We anticipate working with every single included gathering to guarantee our story is told precisely,” colleague mentor Ekkapol “Ake” Chantapong said.

The miniseries will be coordinated by Crazy Rich Asians executive Jon M Chu and Nattawut “Baz” Poonpiriya.

Netflix and SK Global Entertainment verified the rights from the 13 Thamluang, an organization set up by the young men and their mentor.

Up until this point, two books about the salvage have been distributed while an element movie by British-Thai chief Tom Waller, The Cave, wrapped up shooting in December, as indicated by the Hollywood Reporter.

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