Netflix to film a film dedicated to the navigator Jessica Watson

Streaming service Netflix will shoot a film about Australian sailor Jessica Watson

Writes about this Variety.

In 2009, Watson single-handedly sailed around the world and became the youngest seafarer. She was at sea for 210 days and returned to Sydney just three days before her 17th birthday.

“It is a great honor for Netflix to tell my story. I hope that the film will inspire people around the world to try sailing and also to follow the adventure forward, ”commented the sailor.

The film will be directed by Sarah Spillane and written by Katie Randall.