Oscar-nominated actor Michael Fassbender has joined Taika Waititi’s Subsequent Purpose Wins.
Waititi has already signed as much as oversee Subsequent Purpose Wins for Fox Searchlight, which, in line with Variety, he has written alongside the co-creator of The Inbetweeners Iain Morris and is predicated on the the 2014 documentary of the identical title.
Subsequent Purpose Wins revolves across the true story of Thomas Rongen, a Dutch soccer coach that took over the American Samoa soccer staff again in 2011.
Earlier than Rongen, American Samoa had by no means received a aggressive soccer match. They even misplaced 31-Zero to Australia again in 2001, the heaviest defeat in worldwide historical past. American Samoa lastly received their first match in November, 2011, once they beat Tonga. The documentary acquired overwhelmingly optimistic evaluations, and even has a rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Subsequent Purpose Wins is being produced by Garrett Basch for Fox Searchlight, whereas Jonathan Cavendish and Andy Serkis are additionally producing as are Mike Brett and Steve Jamison, the latter of whom directed the unique documentary.
Waititi will truly shoot Subsequent Purpose Wins earlier than he begins work on Thor: Love And Thunder, the follow-up to his Marvel smash-hit Thor: Ragnarok, which he’s anticipated to start out manufacturing on in direction of the beginning of 2020.
Thor: Love And Thunder, which can see Natalie Portman return as Jane Foster and painting a feminine model of Thor, is due out on November 5, 2021. We’re nonetheless ready for a confirmed launch date for Subsequent Purpose Wins.
Waititi has a really busy couple of months forward, as James Gunn took to Twitter on Friday to verify that the filmmaker may even be showing in The Suicide Squad, too.