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Gran Turismo: Live-action movie details, release date, where to watch, and more

From video game to a live action movie

The first sneak-peek teaser of the live-action of a well-known sim racing game series, Gran Turismo was released on January 5th, 2023. It showcased rich cinematography, thrilling action of racing at a speed of 200 kmph, and sound effects that can make your heart pound.

About Gran Turismo game

Game nameGran Turismo
First release December 23, 1997
Latest releaseGran Turismo 7, March 4, 2022
Genresim racing
DeveloperPolyphony Digital
PublisherSony Interactive Entertainment
Developed byKazunori Yamauchi
gran turismo game
Image via PlayStation

Gran Turismo provides gamers with a large selection of vehicles, most of which are licensed replications of real-world automobiles. As this game was released in 1997, over 90 million copies of this game have been sold worldwide for PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation Portable; this makes itself the highest-selling video game franchise under the PlayStation Brand.

Gran Turismo Live action movie at a glance

NameGran Turismo
Release11th August 2023
DirectorNeill Blomkamp
ScreenwriterZach Baylin, Will Dunn, Jason Hall
CastDavid Harbour, Orlando Bloom, Djimon Hounsou, Emelia Hartford,
Darren Barnet
Production CompaniesPlayStation Productions, Columbia Pictures, 2.0 Entertainment,
Trigger Street Productions
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Genre Action, adventure, drama, sport

The movie’s plot is based on a true story

The live-action movie is actually based on a true story filming the ultimate wish of a teenager, Jann Mardenborough, a Gran Turismo player who won the Nissan competitions to become an actual professional race car driver.


gran turismo movie
Image via Sony Pictures Entertainment

The movie has a really talented cast which includes stars like:

David HarbourJack Salter
Orlando BloomDanny Moore
Djimon HounsouNot specified
Emelia HartfordNot specified
Darren BarnetMatty Davis
Josha StradowskiNicholas Capa

Gran Turismo: Live-action official trailer

Exclusive sneak peek teaser of Gran Turismo live-action

Release date

The film is expected to release on 11th August 2023 in theatres if there are no official announcements addressing any delays.

Where to watch

This collaboration of Sony Pictures with PlayStation Productions is definitely made for theatres. The heart-pounding sounds, the calming sound of car engines, and the action scenes are completely worth your time. Even the small teaser will give car enthusiasts the assurance of the thrill awaiting them in the theatres.

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