Milkshake Films hasconfirmed that it will go ahead with previously announced plans to shoot atthis summer’s World Cup in
“We’ll be filming the crowdsand filming the action, filming a dozen games or so entirely in documentarystyle,” Milkshake chairman and producer Mike Jefferies says.
The producer confirmed that the trilogy is set to come on target for itsoverall budget of $100m.
The Goal! series follows a Mexican-Americanboy recruited to play football in the
Jefferies and Adrian Butchart are writing the basic script now for the thirdfilm, which will be revised after the World Cup ends July 9. The 12-week shootwill start in mid-August at one of the
Jaume Collet Serra,who directed Goal! 2,will still be in post-production on that film while the next is shooting, sothe search is underway for a new director.
The Goal! 3 cast will feature series constantsKuno Becker, Allesandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Stephen Dillane, Miram Colon, and KieranO’Brien, along with Goal! 2 additions Nick Cannon, SantiagoCabrera, and David Beckham as himself.
Goal! 2wrapped its five-month
Goal! hits US cinemas on May 12.
For more on Goal!, see this week’s ScreenInternational.