Deadline reports he’s set for Taika Waititi’s Next Goal Wins, an adaptation of Mike Brett and Steve Jamison’s 2014 documentary, which explored the underdog story of the national football team of American Samoa. In 2001, they lost 31–0 to Australia, but would (spoilers?) go on to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Fassbender will take the role of the team’s Dutch coach Thomas Rongen. Only recently announced, filming will begin this fall before Waititi returns to the McU with Thor: Love and Thunder.
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