David Harbour and Orlando Bloom in an Thrilling Racing Recreation Adaptation

A trailer has been launched for @GranTurismo starring David Harbour and Orlando Bloom – test it out above.

Primarily based on the PlayStation racing recreation franchise, the sports activities movie is impressed by the real-life story of Jann Mardenborough (performed by Archie Madekwe), who transferred into turning into an expert racing driver from enjoying Gran Turismo at a aggressive stage.

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As seen within the trailer, the aspiring teenage driver is mentored by Jack Salter (Harbour) and motorsport advertising government Danny Moore (Bloom). Different forged members embody Darren Barnet, Djimon Hounsou, Geri Horner and Thomas Kretschmann.

Gran Turismo is directed by Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium), from a screenplay written by Jason Corridor and Zach Baylin.

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A synopsis reads: “Primarily based on the true story of Jann Mardenborough, the movie is the final word want achievement story of a teenage Gran Turismo participant whose gaming expertise received a collection of Nissan competitions to turn into an precise skilled racecar driver.”

Gran Turismo is a collection of racing simulation video games created by Kazunori Yamauchi and developed by Polyphony Digital. The primary recreation debuted in 1997 on the unique PlayStation, with the most recent installment, Gran Turismo 7, launched final yr on PlayStation 5.

Again in 2021, Blomkamp mentioned a sequel to District 9 was “far into the writing stage” throughout an interview with NME. “It’s going fairly effectively, however I’m simply tremendous creatively into what we’ve provide you with and I simply need to throw all the pieces into it,” Blomkamp mentioned.

Since his acclaimed debut, the director has helmed numerous sci-fi and horror movies to combined success, together with Elysium, Chappie and 2021’s Demonic.

Gran Turismo is launched in cinemas on August 11, 2023.