Second Thai cave rescue film in the works as director rails at ‘whitewash’

‘We must tell our own stories’ says Jon Chu in response to Tuesday’s announcement by faith-based Pure Flix films A rival film about the Thai cave rescue has been announced, a day after a first project was revealed – and just two days after the final child and coach were hauled to safety following more than a fortnight underground. The second movie will be directed by Jon Chu, whose credits include four Step Up movies, Now You See Me 2 and the acclaimed forthcoming comedy Crazy Rich Asians. The announcement came in the form of a tweet by Chu denigrating the proposed film by Pure Flix, the faith-based production outfit that promised an “inspirational” film. Continue reading...

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