The entertainment company has gained the rights to the book by Jere Longman, “The Girls of Summer: The US Women’s Soccer Team and How It Changed The World.”
The film will be delivered by Liza Chasin (Darkest Hour, Baby Driver, Love Actually), alongside Hayley Stool and Ross Greenburg. Marla Messing, Jill Mazursky and Krista Smith, president and CEO of the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup, will go about as official makers.
Netflix declared that it would make a narrative film about the U.S. ladies’ national group that won the home soil World Cup in 1999. The film will reproduce the second when the group won the competition, which finished in a punishment shootout triumph in the Rose Bowl over China.
The 1999 Women’s World Cup is viewed as a progressive crossroads in ladies’ down the history, with the USWNT filling arenas the nation over that late spring.
The competition brought about the last at the Rose Bowl in Southern California, with the United States rising triumphant following 120 scoreless minutes in a punishment shootout against China.
USWNT protector Brandi Chastain ripped off her shirt in the wake of scoring the World Cup-winning punishment and made an in a flash notable second.
The World Cup triumph was the second for the USWNT in the wake of having brought home the debut occasion in 1991 also. The crew proceeded to win another two World Cups, in 2015 and 2019.