Grand touring is a completely characterless video game series. That’s not a criticism, just a fact: it aims to be a glossy car brochure, not a story, and it’s an approach that has served the games well over the decades. Now that Hollywood is making one Grand touring movie, but that might have been a problem.
How do you tell a story about a video game series without a story other than “hundreds of hours of systematically buying nicer cars”? in the Gran Turismo In this case, you’re not looking into the game, you’re looking at the culture and events surrounding it, which is a surprisingly smart move.
Polyphony Digital developers have long held very serious competitions – GT Academy – where fans could play their games in competitive scenarios, and then the winners got a chance to drive a real car in a real race. Once in a while, These drivers end up being so good that they win in real life.
As meeting reportthat will be the basis of what is to come Grand touring Film excitedly directed district 9 and elysium Neil Blomkamp. “Based on a true story, the film is the ultimate wish-fulfillment story of a teenage Gran Turismo gamer whose gaming skills have won a number of Nissan competitions to become a true professional racer.”
Although he is not specifically named, they are certainly referring to Lucas Ordóñez, the first GT Academy winner and a driver which practically continued after the victory “Racing in the European GT4 Cup season… where the Spaniard was on the podium in his debut, taking two wins over the course of the year and finishing the season second in the championship.”
Ordonez raced professionally with Nissan for a decade after winning GT Academy. The film, meanwhile, will be released on August 11, 2023.