Michael Fassbender begrudgingly coaches a roster of hopefuls in a Samoan soccer crew within the new clip from the brand new Taika Waititi comedy.
Though Taika Waititi is now identified (for higher or worse) principally for his contributions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the polar reverse receptions of his two Chris Hemsworth Thor films, the New Zealand native insists his profession won’t be primarily big-budget Hollywood films. The Thor: Ragnarok and Thor: Love and Thunder director retains one foot in smaller movies. Waititi squeezed within the acclaimed Jojo Rabbit in between Marvel movies, and he now helms the underdog soccer movie Subsequent Aim Wins.
The sports activities comedy will star Michael Fassbender, Oscar Kightley, Kaimana, David Fane, Rachel Home, Beulah Koale, Uli Latukefu, Semu Filipo, Lehi Falepapalangi, with Will Arnett and Elisabeth Moss.
Fox Searchlight Photos has not too long ago launched a collection of images from the movie in addition to an official one-sheet poster. Now, the studio has unveiled the primary clip from the movie that showcases Fassbender’s apathy in teaching the gathering of his underwhelming ragtag roster. The clip options the signature humor of Waititi as Fassbender additionally exhibits off his dry comedic chops that he as soon as showcased within the indie movie Frank.
The synopsis from Fox Searchlight Photos reads,
“Directed by Academy Award Winner Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, Thor: Ragnarok) and primarily based on a real story, NEXT GOAL WINS follows the American Samoa soccer crew, notorious for his or her brutal 31-0 FIFA loss in 2001. With the World Cup Qualifiers approaching, the crew hires down-on-his-luck, maverick coach Thomas Rongen (Michael Fassbender) hoping he’ll flip the world’s worst soccer crew round on this heartfelt underdog comedy.”
Taika Waititi not solely occupies the director’s chair, however he additionally co-wrote the screenplay with Iain Morris, who has labored with Waititi on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords. Morris additionally wrote for the TV adaptation of Waititi’s What We Do within the Shadows for FX in addition to the British coming-of-age sitcom, The Inbetweeners. The producers of the movie embody Jonathan Cavendish, Garrett Basch, Taika Waititi, Mike Brett, and Steve Jamison.
The Michael Fassbender comedy is an official choice of the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant, which kicks off this week, and is scheduled to play in theaters this fall on November 17.