PlayStation Production recently released the new Gran Turismo Movie trailer that shows the protagonist’s training.
The Gran Turismo movie is based on the true story of Jann Mardenborough, who won the GT Academy eSports tournament in 2011. He later became a professional car racer who competes in the Japanese Super GT series.
Archie Madekwe will play Mardenborough in the upcoming film. Also joining are famous actors Orlando Bloom, David Harbour, Djimon Hounsou and Geri Horner.
The film is directed by Neill Blomkamp and written by Jason Hall and Zach Baylin. Blomkamp has directed other films such as Demonic, Chappie, Elysium and District 9, Hall wrote American Sniper and Baylin wrote King Richard.
The film’s producers are Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan of PlayStation Productions. The executive producer is none other than the creator of Gran Turismo and director of Polyphony Digital, Kazunori Yamauchi.