Sony has confirmed a release date and plot details for a Gran Turismo movie, revealing it’ll be based on real-life adventures of a player of the popular racing game.
The flick will be directed by District 9 helmer Neill Blomkamp and will be released on Aug. 11, 2023.
The Gran Turismo series of racing games began in 1997, and don’t really have a plot or characters that can be adapted. So the movie draws on a true story described by Sony as “the ultimate wish fulfilment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional race car driver”.
Following the box office success of big-screen PlayStation adaptationsand — both released this year to become two of the — Sony has a ton of other games being adapted. Other PlayStation adaptations include TV shows based on Horizon Zero Dawn, (Amazon Prime Video), (HBO), (Peacock) and .
The most recent game in the racing series was 2022’sfor the .
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