A new Next Goal Wins trailer is out, previewing the upcoming film from director Taika Waititi. The film is set to debut exclusively in theaters on November 17.
The new trailer details more of the story of the upcoming film, which focuses on Michael Fassbender’s Coach Thomas Rongen, a man fired from his job as coach of the United States U20 manager and sent to American Samoa, where he’ll coach a team that’s looking to simply score a goal in a game.
Check out the new Next Goal Wins trailer below (watch other clips and trailers):
What is Next Goal Wins about?
Based on the 2014 British documentary from Mike Brett and Steve Jamison, Next Goal Wins is an underdog sports tale following the infamous American Samoan soccer team, who were infamous for a terrible performance in 2001. In hopes of saving the team, Coach Thomas Rongen takes on the challenge of making the world’s worst soccer team into a FIFA World Cup-qualifying unit.
The film stars Michael Fassbender, Elisabeth Moss, Will Arnett, Frankie Adams, Oscar Kightley, David Fane, Beulah Koale, Lehi Falepapalangi, Semu Filipo, Uli Latukefu, Rachel House, Kaimana, Chris Alosio, Rhys Darby, and Angus Sampson.
Next Goal Wins is directed by Taika Waititi from a screenplay he co-wrote with Iain Morris. Garrett Basch of Film Rites and Jonathan Cavendish of Imaginarium Productions are producing along with Brett and Jamison of Archer’s Mark.