Next Goal Wins Movie

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Who's Involved:

Michael Fassbender, Andy Serkis, Oscar Kightley, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Cavendish, Will Arnett, Garrett Basch, Rachel House, Iain Morris, Beulah Koale, Lehi Falepapalangi, Uli Latukefu, Semu Filipo, Kaimana, David Fane

Release Date:

Friday, April 21, 2023 Nationwide

some strong language and crude material
Runtime: 1 hr, 37 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Tells the story of the American Samoa soccer team, who suffered the worst loss in World Cup history, losing to Australia 31-0 in 2001. With the 2014 World Cup approaching, the team recruits a down on his luck, maverick coach (Fassbender) to help turn their fate around.

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Who stars in Next Goal Wins: Cast List

... Coach Thomas Rongen

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(In Talks)

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Who's making Next Goal Wins: Crew List

A look at the Next Goal Wins behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Taika Waititi last directed Thor: Love and Thunder and Jojo Rabbit. The film's writer Iain Morris last wrote Untitled Damon Beesley & Iain Morris Travel Project and The Inbetweeners 2.


Garrett Basch
Jonathan Cavendish
Andy Serkis

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Production: What we know about Next Goal Wins?

Key Facts

  1. Likely coming out fall 2022 (Playlist, 6/26/2022).
  2. Will Arnett replaced Armie Hammer with Arnett re-shooting applicable scenes featuring Hammer (Variety, 12/31/2021).
  3. Michael Fassbender is in final talks to join the project and play the coach (Hollywood Reporter, 9/15/19).
  4. Based on the 2014 British soccer documentary from directors Mike Brett and Steve Jamison.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - August: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2020 - January: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2019 - November: The film was set to Production  status.

    Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that it has acquired Worldwide rights. The film began production last week in Honolulu, Hawaii.

  4. 2019 - August: The film was set to Development  status.

Next Goal Wins Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Next Goal Wins is coming out as a Nationwide release in 2023 on Friday, April 21, 2023. There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Evil Dead Rise.

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