Gran Turismo Movie Cast Adds Djimon Hounsou and One of the Spice Girls
The Gran Turismo movie cast is growing.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Guardians of the Galaxy and Shazam star Djimon Hounsou and former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell-Horner have joined the cast of Gran Turismo, the live-action film adaptation from Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions based on the iconic racing game franchise. .
The cast also adds Daniel Puig, Josha Stradowski and Thomas Kretschman, as well as previously announced David Harbour, Archie Madekwe, Orlando Bloom and Darren Barnett. Neill Blomkamp, best known for sci-fi films like District 9 and Elysium, is directing the movie Gran Turismo with a screenplay by Jason Hall (American Sniper) and Zach Baylin (King Richard).
The film is currently being portrayed as the story of a teenage Gran Turismo gamer whose gaming skills landed him a series of Nissan competitions to become a true professional racing driver. Madekwe plays the teenager while Harbor is a retired driver teaching him to drive.
Hounsou and Halliwell-Horner play the teenager’s parents while Puig is his brother. Stradowski is a rival driver while Kretschmann plays his father.
The Gran Turismo movie is set to be released on August 11, 2023.
The franchise’s most recent game was Gran Turismo 7, which launched for PS4 and PS5 in March 2022 earlier this year. Check out my review of the game by going here.