Netflix has released the first images for the drama limited series ‘Thai Cave Rescue’ which is based on a real-life incident.
Thai Cave Rescue is a six-episode series that was filmed entirely in Thailand and chronicles the experience of a dozen boys from the youth soccer team the Wild Boars and their coach who were rescued from the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Northern Thailand back in 2018.
The cast of the series includes Papangkorn Lerkchaleampote, Thaneth Warakulnukroh, Pratya Patong, Songpol Kantawong, Chakkapat Sisat, Thanawut Chetuku, Teeraphat Somkaew, Thanaphong Kanthawong, Thanapat Phungpumkaew among others.
The series involves a team of international filmmakers including showrunners and creators Michael Russell Gunn and Dana Ledoux Miller; directors Nattawut Poonpiriya and Kevin Tancharoen; and executive producers Jon M. Chu, John Penotti, John Logan Pierson, Lance Johnson and Tim Coddington.
The incident spanned for 18 days from the day the team got stranded to the day the last member was rescued from the cave and involved more than 10,000 people, including more than 100 divers, scores of rescue workers, representatives from about 100 governmental agencies, 900 police officers, and 2,000 soldiers.
Thai Cave Rescue is set to release on 22 September 2022.