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Disney debuts trailer and poster for Young Woman And The Sea

Daisy Ridley has taken on a wide variety of roles since her break out performance in the Star Wars franchise in films including Chaos Walking, The Marsh King’s Daughter and many more. Now she is teaming up with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tells and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil director Joachim Rønning for the film Young Woman and the Sea. The film based on the book “Young Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World” by Glenn Stout also stars Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Stephen Graham, Kim Bodnia, Christopher Eccleston, and Glenn Fleshler.

Young Woman and the Sea follows an accomplished swimmer who was born to immigrant parents in New York City in 1905. Through the steadfast support of her older sister and supportive trainers, she overcame adversity and the animosity of a patriarchal society to rise through the ranks of the Olympic swimming team and complete the staggering achievement – a 21-mile trek from France to England. 

You can dive into the film when it hits theaters on May 31st but until then you can check out the poster and trailer here now from Disney.

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