Star Daisy Ridley shared a behind-the-scenes picture from the upcoming Disney+ biopic Girl and the Sea. The movie will follow the life of record-breaking swimming champ Gertrude “Trudy” Ederle, who was the very first female ever to swim throughout the English Channel.

The very first behind-the-scenes image from Girl and the Sea includes Ridley and Tilda Cobham-Hervey utilizing matching swimming caps while standing in an enormous swimming pool in the middle of a movie set. The image caption checks out “Sisters! BTS from Young Woman and the Sea,” which may suggest Cobham-Hervey will be playing among Trudy’s brother or sisters.

Influenced by Glenn Stouts book of the exact same name, Girl and the Sea narrates the life of Ederle as she ends up being an Olympic medalist and attempts to press her limitations by swimming throughout a few of the world’s most well-known canals. The brand-new image appears to portray Trudy’s training, or perhaps a few of her early competitors. Regrettably, the movie is still in production, so it may take a bit longer for us to see the Ridley crossing the English Canal, a scene that’ll most likely require a great deal of post-production work.


Besides the picture, Ridley likewise shared a video from the swimming pool set, total with lots of bonus worn clothing comparable to those utilized one a century back. The upcoming biopic will take us on a journey through time by following Trudy’s most substantial achievements. After winning a gold medal in the 1924 Olympics, Trudy initially swam 22 miles from Battery Park in New York City to Sandy Hook, in New Jersey. The task would offer her a record that would stay 81 years unbroken. After that, in 1926, Trudy would likewise end up being the very first female to cross the 21 miles of the English Canal by swim, guaranteeing her name would be permanently inscribed in history.

Besides Ridley and Cobham-Hervey, Girl and the Sea’s cast likewise consists of Christopher Eccleston and Stephen Graham.Girl and the Sea script is composed by long time Disney factor Jeff Nathanson, and the biopic is helmed by Kon-Tiki director Joachim Rønning, with Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman serving as manufacturers. Girl and the Sea marks a big Disney reunion for the team, as Nathanson composed, Rønning directed, and Bruckheimer produced Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Guys Inform No Tales. So, the trio is back to another water-based flick, however this time better to truth.

There’s still no release date for Girl and the Sea. Take a look at Ridleys post listed below: