Nyad is an upcoming film starring Annette Bening that is based on the incredible true story of 64-year-old swimmer Diana Nyad, who was the first person to complete the “Everest of swims” by swimming 110 miles of open water between Cuba and Florida without a shark cage. The film will be released on Netflix later this year.
This biographical sports drama is based on Nyad’s book Find a Way. It was co-directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, who won an Oscar for her documentary work, and Jimmy Chin, an athlete who also made movies. The screenplay was written by Ann Biderman, who has won an Emmy, and Julia Cox, whose script Do No Harm was on the Black List.
Nyad Release Date
Netflix hasn’t said exactly when Nyad will come out, but it will be in the fall.
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Annette Bening stars as swimmer Diana Nyad. Bonnie Stoll, Diana’s longtime coach and close friend, will be played by Academy Award winner Jodie Foster. John Bartlett will be played by Rhys Ifans, known for his roles in the Harry Potter movies and House of the Dragon.
List of the people in Nyad
- Annette Bening as Diana Nyad
- Anna Harriette Pittman as teen Diana
- Jodie Foster as Bonnie Stoll
- Rhys Ifan plays John Bartlett.
- Nico Gazzale as a member of the shark team, Ethan Jones Romero
- Luke Cosgrove is an expert on sharks. Luke Tipple
- Jeena Yi works on jellyfish. Dr. Angel Yanigahara
- Coach Eric T. Miller What Jack Nelson Nyad is about
Nyad seems ready for an awards season push when it comes out this fall. I think Netflix will try to get nominations for best film and best acting, especially for Annette Bening as Diana Nyad. We all know that the Academy loves movies that are based on real people’s lives.
Here is the official synopsis shared by Netflix:
The remarkable true story of marathon swimmer Diana Nyad, who, at the age of 64, became the first person to complete the “Everest of swims,” a 53-hour, 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida through dangerous open ocean without a shark cage.
What Does Nyad Stand For?
Nyad doesn’t have any beliefs. It’s not a short form. It’s just the swimmer Diana Nyad’s last name. Her story is the main focus of this movie.
Is There Any Trailer For Nyad?
There isn’t a trailer or teaser for Nyad on Netflix yet. Keep an eye on Netflix Life for news about the movie.
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