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Remember The Dramatic Thai Cave Rescue Mission? A Series Adaptation Is Coming To Netflix

The six-episode series, 'Thai Cave Rescue', details the true events that took place in Tham Luang cave in 2018.

Cover image via Thai Cave Rescue/IMDb

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The Tham Luang cave rescue ordeal that captivated the globe in 2018 has now been made into a mini series on Netflix

Set to premiere tomorrow, 22 September, Thai Cave Rescue details the nerve-wracking untold perspectives that took place in Chiang Rai, Thailand when a group of footballers, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were trapped in a cave for more than two weeks due to heavy rainfall.

Making it to global news, rescue efforts involved around 10,000 people, including over 100 international and local divers, and two Thai divers who lost their lives during the mission.

The six-episode limited series was filmed entirely in Thailand by an international group of filmmakers at the actual cave and homes of the boys

Directed by Kevin Tancharoen and Nattawut Poonpiriya, the series will unravel the boys' stories and those of their families, as a fun adventure turns into a huge, critical rescue mission.

It stars local actors Papangkorn Lerkchaleampote, Pratya Patong, and Songpon Kantawong.

You can watch the trailer here:

A movie called The Cave which was based off the true events was released in November 2019:

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