Gran Turismo movie trailer puts a gamer behind the wheel

Neil Blomkamp’s Gran Turismo has released its first trailer.

Gran Turismo is the next in the long list of video games to be adapted for cinema. Based on the racing game series of the same name, Gran Turismo is directed by Neil Blomkamp and hits theaters in August. With its premiere just months away, Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for Gran Turismo, showcasing its unique story and cast.

The Gran Turismo trailer, which was shared on Sony Pictures’ YouTube channel, follows the story of a young gamer obsessed with the Gran Turismo video game series. He is eventually invited to see how his skills translate to racing in the real world. We see him training to run under the tutelage of David Harbour, best known for his role as Hopper in Stranger Things. The film is inspired by a true story.

Gran Turismo stars Archie Madekwe as the protagonist, with Djimon Hounsou and Orlando Bloom rounding out its cast. The film is directed by Neil Blomkamp, ​​the man behind District 9 and Chappie. It will be Sony’s last film adapted from one of its first-party video game franchises, the most recent being Tom Holland’s Uncharted.

Gran Turismo is one of the biggest racing franchises, with its latest installment, Gran Turismo 7, launching on PS5 just over a year ago. It will be interesting to see what references to the game are made in the film and if there will be any crossover content.

Gran Turismo hits theaters on August 11, 2023. As the next major video game adaptation, the film hopes to emulate just a fraction of the success of the Super Mario Bros. movie, as the Universal Pictures and Nintendo collaboration just joined the coveted club. a billion dollars.

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Donovan is a young journalist from Maryland who loves acting. His oldest gaming memory is playing Pajama Sam on his mother’s desk on the weekends. Pokémon Emerald, Halo 2, and the first Star Wars Battlefront 2 were among the most influential titles in sparking his love for video games. After interning for Shacknews throughout college, Donovan graduated from Bowie State University in 2020 with a major in broadcast journalism and joined the team full-time. He’s a huge Scream nerd and movie fanatic who will talk to you about movies and games all day long. You can follow him on twitter @Donimals_

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