Matthew McConaughey Starring In Dallas Sting

This story feels becoming on condition that it is being written simply as England’s profitable Lionesses are taking over Germany within the Euro 2022 finale. Matthew McConaughey will star in true soccer success story Dallas Sting for director Kari Scogland.

And no, it isn’t American soccer, it is precise soccer (or “soccer” as they prefer to name it). Written by GLOW duo Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch (and based mostly on a yet-to-be-published article by Flinder Boyd) it is the story of a rag-tag workforce of Texan teenagers who took the world of soccer by storm, beating nations with rather more expertise.

The yr is 1984 and President Reagan is seeking to open relations with China. In response, China invitations America to ship its ladies’s soccer workforce to play within the nation’s world championships. There was one small snag… America did not have a nationwide ladies’s soccer workforce. The scramble to discover a workforce ended with the invention of a 19-and-under league of Dallas highschool ladies who known as themselves The Sting (sure, after the film).

McConaughey will play Invoice Kinder, who no prior expertise teaching the game earlier than he shaped the workforce (and needed to get a be aware from a gynecologist assuring that taking part in the game would not hurt a girl’s reproductive system — no that is not a joke), and helped whip the workforce into form. They went on to triumph in opposition to the likes of China, Australia and Italy to — spoiler alert — win all of it. Shades of Ted Lasso, then (although Ted hasn’t seen numerous trophies at AFC Richmond but.

Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schecter are additionally aboard to supply, and given Skydance’s take care of Apple, it is possible the corporate will decide up the movie earlier than taking pictures begins this autumn in New Orleans.

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