Thursday, August 10, 2023

"Gran Turismo" in IMAX

"Gran Turismo", a new sports drama feature, directed by Neill Blomkamp, based on racing simulation video games developed by Polyphony Digital for PlayStation systems and inspired by the true story of 'Jann Mardenborough', a player who aspired to be a competive race car driver, stars David Harbour, Orlando Bloom, Archie Madekwe, Darren Barnet, Geri Halliwell Horner and Djimon Hounsou, releasing August 25, 2023 in theaters:

"....'Gran Turismo is the most recent of several video game adaptations planned by Sony Pictures and PlayStation Studios, joining an array of PlayStation exclusives going from consoles to live-action, including major titles 'Days Gone' and 'God of War'. 

"The film is about more than just racing and the rush it brings Its about a gamer whose skills won a series of 'Nissan'-sponsored video game competitions, who then becomes an actual professional race car driver..."

"Set to Nas' classic track 'Hate Me Now," the trailer gives us a look at the real-life underdog story of 'Jann Mardenborough', from gamer to racer, who did  his own driving for the film's stunt work..."

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