GameSpot can confirm the earlier report that District 9 director Neill Blomkamp will be adapting Sony’s Gran Turismo racing game series into a movie, due to arrive August 11, 2023. It was previously reported that this project might be a TV series, but that has turned out to not be the case.
The plot synopsis for the film reads, “Based on a true story, the film is the ultimate wish fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional race car driver.” While it might seem strange to adapt a video game and not use its plot, Gran Turismo doesn’t have a plot. It’s a racing game. At least the game is involved, though, unlike 2014’s Need for Speed.
The film comes from a screenplay by Jason Hall (American Sniper), with PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan, Doug Belgrad, and Dana Brunetti serving as producers.
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