Sony Shares First Official Trailer for The Gran Turismo Movie

    Director Neill Blomkamp reveals inspiration behind the film.

    Sony Interactive Entertainment and Sony Pictures shared the first official trailer for the upcoming Gran Turismo movie. The film debuts in August 2023 exclusively through theaters in premium formats and IMAX. 

    Directed by Neill Blomkamp and based on a true story, the Gran Turismo movie tells the story of a young teenage gamer whose skills in Gran Turismo helped him become a professional racecar driver. Moreover, screenplay for the new film was handled by Jason Hall and Zach Baylin, and multiple executive producers served for the film’s production. These executive producers include Jason Hall, Matthew Hirsch, Gran Turismo series producer Kazunori Yamauchi, and head of PlayStation Studios Hermen Hulst. The movie’s cast includes David Harbour, Orlando Bloom, and Archie Madekwe.

    Alongside the new Gran Turismo trailer, PlayStation Blog published an interview with director Neill Blomkamp about the film. The director was given a script about the movie and wondered how a racing simulator could be adapted into film. Blomkamp’s love for Nissan R35 GTRs quickly gave him the inspiration needed for the Gran Turismo movie. Additionally, Blomkamp was amazed by the true story of Jann Mardenborough, the professional racer that learned his skills by playing Gran Turismo.

    Check out the first official trailer for the Gran Turismo movie below:

    Gran Turismo Official Trailer

    This past April, the latest Gran Turismo 7 update brought four new cars and more single-player content. This single-player content came in the form of Extra Menus, which may be accessed by visiting the GT Café. Players may complete these Menus by winning races and earning cars requested by GT Café. Alongside the new Extra Menus, players may try out a new Super Formula race by heading to World Circuits in Gran Turismo 7. Another major update is expected in late May 2023, so stay tuned for more news and updates regarding Gran Turismo 7.

    Lastly, Gran Turismo 7 is available now for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation VR2. 

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: [email protected]

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