Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions have added Emelia Hartford (A Hollywood Christmas), Pepe Barroso (High Seas), and Sang Heon Lee (XO, Kitty) to the Gran Turismo film cast.
EXCLUSIVE: Maeve Courtier-Lilley, Emelia Hartford, Pepe Barroso and Sang Heon Lee have joined the cast of the upcoming ‘Gran Turismo’ film, based on the bestselling racing video game series of the same name, from Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions https://t.co/UonqAhpQHn
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There will also be appearances from Archie Madekwe, David Harbour, Orlando Bloom, Djimon Hounsou, Geri Halliwell-Horner, and Daniel Puig.
The movie, based on Jann Mardenborough’s life, follows a young man obsessed with the video game Gran Turismo and exploits his skills to win a seriesOf Nissan’sChallenges, she is eventually becoming a professional racing car driver.
Neil Blomkamp was directed from a script by Jason Hall and Zach Baylin. Doug Belgrad and Dana Brunetti produced. The film is being executive produced by the game’s designer, Kazunori Yamauchi, and Hall.
Courtier-Lilley stars in Persona for S4C/BBC and The Outpost for The CW.
Hartford has appeared in two Netflix movies, A California Christmas: City Lights and That’s Amor. She’s hosted Netflix’s Fastest Car and MotorTrend’s Super Turbo Story Time. A Hollywood Christmas, an HBO Max holiday comedy, begins on December 1.
Barroso has appeared in Netflix’s High Seas, 45 RPM, and HBO Max’s Patria.
Lee will appear in the Netflix spin-off XO Kitty, based on To All the Boys.
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Forty-two in the UK, Entertainment 360 in the US, Cristina Chaparro Management in Brazil, Luber Roklin Entertainment in Israel, and Gersh in the US and Canada represent Courtier-Lilley.