It was reported last month that Sony plans to start filming the Gran Turismo movie, bringing the game IP, which was born in 1997, to the screen. Of course, Sony is no stranger to this. It has Columbia Pictures under its own banner. This is another game IP of Sony that was turned into a movie after Uncharted.
According to Deadline
, Sony’s Gran Turismo movie, directed by Neill Blomkamp, may hit the big screen sooner than expected, with a rumored release date of August 11, 2023. According to the film’s official log description, the Gran Tursimo movie is based on real events. The film is the ultimate wish-fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional race car driver.
Recently, on the one hand, Sony has launched more exclusive games for the PlayStation platform on the PC platform, and on the other hand, it seems to be keen to turn them into film and television dramas. In addition to Gran Turismo and Uncharted, Sony is currently producing The Last of Us TV series of the same name, with Craig Mazin as its writer and executive producer; it is reported that the film and television drama of Horizon Zero Dawn is also in preparation. Sony was also rumored to have discussed the possibility of making a movie of Ghost of Tsushima last year. It also teamed up with Amazon to produce a series of God of War.