Washington [US]: Hollywood actor David Harbour of ‘Stranger Things’ repute is ready to star in Sony and PlayStation Productions’ upcoming video game version of ‘Gran Turismo’.
According to Variety, the model, set to launch on August 11, 2023, might be directed by way of Neill Blomkamp, the filmmaker behind sci-fi hits like ‘District 9’, ‘Elysium’ and ‘Chappie’. The ‘Gran Turismo’ video games, which have bought greater than 80 million copies global, are a sequence of racing games that date lower back to 1997, with the most recent entry, ‘Gran Turismo 7’, launching in March 2022.
Variety has stated that the movie’s logline is as follows: “Based on a real story, the movie is the final desire fulfilment story of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming competencies won a series of Nissan competitions to become a real expert race vehicle driving force.”
The screenplay has been penned with the aid of Jason Hall and Zach Baylan, with the movie being produced by means of PlayStation Production’s Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan, Doug Belgrad and Dana Brunetti.
Harbour maximum recently appeared as Jim Hopper in Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Season five and will go back for the final Season. Last weekend, he changed into additionally found out to be starring in Marvel’s group-up film ‘Thunderbolts’, reprising his ‘Black Widow’ superhero Red Guardian.
He’ll additionally famous person in Universal’s vacation thriller ‘Violent Night’ and HBO’s ‘My Dentist’s Murder Trial’, according to Variety.