Nyad, a biopic about marathon swimmer Diana Nyad, is heading to Netflix from directors Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin.

Annette Bening will play the role of Diana Nyad; Jodie Foster will play Bonnie Stoll, Nyad’s coach and longtime friend.

Life story of Diana Nyad, a marathon swimmer, who, at the age of 64, became the first person to complete the “Everest of swims”…executing a 53-hour, 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, through dangerous open ocean, without a shark cage.

The feature marks the narrative directorial debut for Academy Award®, BAFTA® and Emmy Award® winning duo Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin.