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Orlando Bloom, Archie Madekwe join the cast of the Gran Turismo movie

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Just yesterday, we learned stranger things The star will become the first actor to sign for David Harbour Gran Turismo the film. Hot on the heels of that announcement, The Hollywood Reporter Coming back with another scoop on this film based on the racing series. Orlando Bloom is set to join Harbor on the project.

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Archie Madekwe – Image: UTA

Widely known for his roles in The The Lord of the Rings And Pirates of the Caribbean, among others, the actor will play “a hungry marketing executive who is selling the sport of motor racing … and might even believe in its art”. We’re not entirely clear on what that means, either.

Yes, PlayStation Productions is making a movie based on Sony’s flagship racing game. It is based on the true story of a teenage Gran Turismo player who fulfills his dream of becoming a real race car driver by competing in in-game competitions.

This role will be played by Archie Madekwe. You may recognize the young actor from midsomer, seeAnd Wanderers.

The shooting of the film starts next week, so there is a lot of shooting going on. With all these names attached (and Neill Blomkamp directing), are you interested in seeing it when it hits theaters next year? Let us know in the comments section below.

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