Gran Turismo Gets Real in August (Trailer)
Taking a cue from the recent Tetris movie, the upcoming movie version of Gran Turismo is based on true events and tells the story of professional race driver Jann Mardenborough, who won a Gran Turismo competition in 2011 to become a member of Team Nissan. Archie Madekwe, recently seen in See, Midsommar, and Voyagers, plays Mardenborough, who is a Gran Turismo superfan but his dreams of actually becoming a real-life race driver seem impossible until he finds out about the Gran Turismo “GT Academy” competition and joins the group competing for a shot at translating their video game skills to a real car. Orland Bloom plays marketing executive Danny Moore, based on real-life GT Academy founder Danny Cox, while David Harbour plays Jack Salter, who’s tasked with training the gamers and turning them into real drivers. Djimon Hounsou and Geri Halliwell co-star as Jann’s parents. Neill Blomkamp is directing, moving away from his more sci-fi and horror-focused projects but hopefully, he’ll be able to deliver some cool and exciting racing sequences. Gran Turismo is out on August 11th and you can check out the trailer below.
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.