News

Biopic ‘Nyad’ Heading to Netflix Starring Jodie Foster and Annette Bening

Nyad, a biopic about marathon swimmer Diana Nyad starring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster, is heading to Netflix.

The feature marks the narrative directorial debut for Academy Award, BAFTA and Emmy Award winning duo Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin (The Rescue, Free Solo).

Subscribe HERE to the FREE Media Play News Daily Newsletter!

The film will chronicle the life story of Nyad, a marathon swimmer, who, at the age of 64, became the first person to complete the “Everest of swims,”executing a 53-hour, 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, through dangerous open ocean, without a shark cage.

Bening will play the role of Nyad; Jodie Foster will play Bonnie Stoll, Nyad’s coach and longtime friend.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

five × one =

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.