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Gran Turismo: Orlando Bloom joins David Harbour in racing movie adaptation

en Bollywood News Gran Turismo: Orlando Bloom joins David Harbour in racing movie adaptation

David Harbour and Orlando Bloom have signed on to star in Gran Turismo.

Hollywood actors David Harbour and Orlando Bloom have signed on to star in Gran Turismo, the upcoming Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions adaptation of the hit racing video game series helmed by Neill Blomkamp (Elysium).

Gran Turismo: Orlando Bloom joins David Harbour in racing movie adaptation

Gran Turismo: Orlando Bloom joins David Harbour in racing movie adaptation

According to The Hollywood Reporter, with a script by Jason Hall (American Sniper) and Zach Baylin (King Richard) and based on a true story, the project is described as the ultimate wish-fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won him a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional race-car driver.

The film also stars the budding actor Archie Madekwe. As per the report, Madekwe is playing the teen, with Harbour on board as the retired driver who teaches him to drive. Bloom will play a hungry marketing executive who is selling the sport of motor racing and may believe in its art, too. Shooting begins next week in Europe.  “As one of PlayStation’s longest standing and most beloved franchises, it’s great to be partnering with Columbia Pictures again to bring Gran Turismo to life in an exciting way,” said PlayStation Productions producer Asad Qizilbash. “We can’t wait for audiences to see Neill’s vision of this inspiring true story of gamer turned professional race car driver.”

PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan, as well as Doug Belgrad and Dana Brunetti, are attached to produce. Game creator Kazunori Yamauchi and Hall are both executive producing.

Gran Turismo is slated for a theatrical release on August 11th 2023.

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