Gran Turismo: Darren Barnet Joins Cast For Film Adaptation Of Video Game Franchise At Sony

The Hollywood Reporter is exclusively reporting that Darren Barnet is the latest name to join the cast for the film adaptation of the popular video game franchise Gran Turismo at Sony Pictures.

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Based on a true story, the film is described as the ultimate wish-fulfilment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won him a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional race-car driver.

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Darren Barnet (whose credits include Never Have I Ever and Love Hard) will be playing the role of a racer who is ranked at the top at the GT academy and who is not thrilled to see the upstart teen excel.

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The film is being directed by Neill Blomkamp, with the script penned by Jason Hall and Zach Baylin. Also serving as a producer from PlayStation Productions are Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan, with Doug Belgrad and Dana Brunetti also producing. Game creator Kazunori Yamauchi and Jason Hall are executive producing.

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Darren Barnet will join a cast that includes David HarbourArchie Madekwe and Orlando Bloom. Production is scheduled to commence in Hungary this week.

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Gran Turismo is scheduled for cinematic release on the 11th August 2023.

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