10 Jul '18, 4pm

Thai cave rescue of boys soccer team is a drama fit for Hollywood

LOS ANGELES: The nail-biting rescue of a Thai boys soccer team and their coach from a flooded cave complex transfixed news viewers around the world, and the story could be headed for a retelling by Hollywood. Divers freed the last four of 12 boys and the adult coach on Tuesday, a successful end to a mission that gripped the world for more than two weeks. Advertisement The saga is reminiscent of the 2010 rescue of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped for 69 days, a tale that was turned into the 2015 movie "The 33" starring Antonio Banderas. Like the Chilean rescue, the Thai drama showcases real-life courage in the face of harrowing circumstances, said Mike Medavoy, the Oscar-nominated producer of "The 33." It is likely the saga will be turned into a film or series of TV episodes at some point, he said. "It's about the triumphs of individuals and groups of human beings over tr...

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straitstimes.com 10 Jul '18, 8am

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hackaday.com 11 Jul '18, 11am

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channelnewsasia.com 10 Jul '18, 4am

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straitstimes.com 10 Jul '18, 10pm

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stripes.com 10 Jul '18, 12pm

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straitstimes.com 10 Jul '18, 9am

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channelnewsasia.com 09 Jul '18, 12pm

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defense.gov 09 Jul '18, 7pm

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Jul '18, 2am

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highsnobiety.com 10 Jul '18, 8am

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