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"Gran Turismo" based on a true story

Writer: Heidi Hsia

The movie has officially begun filming
The movie has officially begun filming

15 Nov – Filming has now begun on the upcoming PlayStation movie, "Gran Turismo".

The news was shared by Sony Pictures via Twitter with a photo of a clapperboard in front of several blurred race cars, the caption reading, "Filming is now underway on #GranTurismoMovie - based on the inspiring true story of a Gran Turismo player, Jann Mardenborough, who won a series of gaming competitions leading him to become an actual professional racecar driver."

This is the first time that Sony confirmed that the film will be based on a true story of the a professional racing driver.

Archie Madekwe to play the lead in the movie
Archie Madekwe to play the lead in the movie

The upcoming movie stars Archie Madekwe in the lead, and co-stars David Harbour, Orlando Bloom, Spice Girls' Gerri Halliwell among others.

It will be helmed by Neill Blomkamp of "District 9" fame for 11 August 2023 release.

The movie will be based on the story of professional racing driver, Jann Mardenborough
The movie will be based on the story of professional racing driver, Jann Mardenborough


Cinema Online, 15 November 2022

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