Teagan Croft will star in the film True Spirit for Netflix.
It follows the true story of a 16-year-old Australian, who, in 2010, became the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world. Watson accomplished what many thought impossible, navigating some of the world’s most challenging stretches of oceans and surviving seven knockdowns while at sea for 210 days.
Written by Sarah Spillane and Cathy Randall and directed by Spillane, the film is based on Watson’s best-selling memoir of the same name, and Watson will consult on the biopic.
“Jessica’s story has inspired me and is one that is universally inspiring, and I’m honored to be a part of telling it,” Croft said in a statement.
Croft currently stars as Raven on the Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment series “Titans” for HBO Max.