Now there are two different movie makers interested in developing the story.
First, Brad Pitt with his production company, Plan B, “has expressed potential interest in the story,” says company representative, Jon Liebman, CEO of Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Plan B, has reportedly approached the Chilean miners’ representative, Edgardo Reinoso, to purchase official film rights from the miners. Brad Pitt could play the most famous miners Edison Peña.
Second, a Spanish film is about to be released which shows what life was like for the 69 days that the 33 Chilean miners were trapped underground. Antonio Recio as director of “the 33 of San José” express “we want to cover their fight, fears and hope that they felt from the beginning”.
Take a look of the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fmy6lvYuCuY