Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story

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In theatres:
  • August 11, 2023 - Early Access Screening
  • August 25, 2023
Digital/VOD: September 26, 2023
DVD/Blu-ray: November 7, 2023
Running time: 2h 15m
Genre: Action, Adventure

Based on the true story of Jann Mardenborough (Archie Madekwe), the film is the ultimate wish fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills earned him a spot in a Nissan trial to find someone could become a real race car driver.

Mardenborough manages to win a series of competitions to become an actual professional race car driver. However, driving a real race car is much harder than any of the participants anticipate, losing their ability to make mistakes. In a video game when you make a mistake you reset, in real racing when you make a mistake you could die.

Director: Neill Blomkamp
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Dana Brunetti, Doug Belgrad, Asad Qizilbash, Carter Swan
Cast: David Harbour, Orlando Bloom, Archie Madekwe, Darren Barnet, Geri Halliwell Homer, Djimon Hounsou
Writer(s): Jason Hall, Zach Baylin
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