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STING TO ACT IN NEW SPIKE LEE FILM?

Spike Lee is currently preparing for a Brazilian soccer drama feature film, The Goal. Principal photography is scheduled for November 2005 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Miami, Florida. The film is executive produced by Spike Lee and Paolo Sadri, President of the newly formed TMG Films. Art Sims has written the screenplay and will make his debut directing The Goal. Among others, also Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, Sting, Sonia Braga, and Javier Bardem are considered to act in this movie.
The Goal follows the heart-wrenching journey of Topone, a young man who rises from the infamous favelas (shantytowns) of Rio de Janeiro to become the number one soccer player in the world. During the Brazilian championship, tragedy strikes and Topone is in danger of losing his soccer career forever, when he is traded to the United States.
Source: Newsroom and TMG Films

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