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[05/06/19 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 6 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Freeform, TNT pass on three drama pilots; Priscilla Quintana to star in The CW's "Pandora"; and E! pulls the plug on talk show "Busy Tonight."

[04/30/19 - 12:03 AM]
Netflix Joins Forces with SK Global, Jon M. Chu, and Nattawut Poonpiriya to Bring the Thai Cave Rescue Story to the World
"This is an opportunity for me as a filmmaker - and also a Thai citizen - to write a Thank you letter to the rest of the world," said Poonpiriya, who will also serve as a director on the project.

[03/08/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 8
Updates include: HBO's "Crashing," Showtime's "SMILF" get the axe; Finn Jones is FOX's "Prodigal Son"; and Juliet Rylance lands title role in ABC's "The Hypnotist's Love Story."







THAI CAVE RESCUE PROJECT (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
3/8/19 - 5/6/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, April 2019) Netflix today announced that it is joining forces with SK Global Entertainment (Crazy Rich Asians, Delhi Crime), Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians), and Nattawut "Baz" Poonpiriya (Bad Genius) to bring the dramatic story of the 2018 Thai soccer team rescue to audiences around the world. Netflix and SK Global Entertainment have been granted the rights by the 13 Thumluang Company Limited to tell the true story of how the 12 boys and their soccer coach were rescued after being trapped for two weeks inside of the flooded Tham Luang caves near Chiang Mai, Thailand during the summer of 2018.
CREW INFORMATION:
· John Penotti as EP
· Jon M. Chu as DIR/EP
· Lance Johnson as EP
· Nattawut "Baz" Poonpiriya as DIR
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 13 Tham Luang Company Limited
· Electric Somewhere Company
· SK Global Entertainment
· Starlight Culture Entertainment Group