Thailand cave rescue to be turned into Hollywood movie

Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand July, 2018 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. THAI NAVY SEAL/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

THAILAND- It was announced late on Twitter that the mission to rescue 12 schoolboys and their coach will be made into a Hollywood movie.

Faith-based production house Pure Flix managing partner Michael Scott, who lives in Thailand made the announcement on his Twitter account.

“I couldn’t be more excited. This story has meant so much to me as I have followed it in Thailand this summer,” he said in a video filmed at the scene of the flooded cave in the country’s north.

“My wife actually grew up with the Thai Navy SEAL that died in the cave. To see all that heroic bravery in the cave, and to get all the divers out, it’s just such a touching event and so personal to me.”

Unbelievable video footage emerged on Wednesday of several of the “Wild Boars” team , aged 11 to 16 being freed from the Tham Luang cave on stretchers, ending a successful three-day rescue.

The rescue was dubbed  ‘Mission Impossible’.

Scott’s wife has been involved in the planning of the funeral Saman Kunan the SEAL diver who died during the rescue operations on July 6, his oxygen tank run out.

He said, “We’re here really looking at this as a movie that could inspire millions of people across the globe,” Scott added.

“And we’re here witnessing the events, gathering some contacts and everything, to really tell a story about an international effort, the entire world coming together to save (12) kids trapped in this Thai cave.”

The company Pure Flix said in a statement, “Pure Flix joins the rest of the world in thanking God for answering prayers for the successful rescue of those trapped in the cave in Thailand.”

Video Credit- TimeLIVE- YouTube

Photo Credit- Times LIVE

 

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