From producer Asad Qizilbash comes the upcoming summer action film GRAN TURISMO, based on the PLAYSTATION STUDIOS video game. Starring David Harbour, Orlando Bloom, Archie Madekwe, Darren Barnet, Geri Halliwell Horner and Djimon Hounsou, the Sony Pictures release opens exclusively in theaters everywhere on August 11.
Gran Turismo is based on the unbelievable true story of a team of unlikely underdogs – a struggling working-class gamer (Archie Madekwe), a failed former racecar driver (David Harbour), and an idealistic motorsport executive (Orlando Bloom). Together, they risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world. Gran Turismo is an inspiring, thrilling, and action-packed story that proves that nothing is impossible when you’re fueled from within.
Asad Qizilbash is Head of PlayStation Productions and Head of Product for PlayStation Studios at Sony Interactive Entertainment. Playing a key role in the formation of PlayStation Productions in 2018, Qizilbash’s deep knowledge of PlayStation IP and strong relationships with PlayStation Studios’ development teams is pivotal in bringing the PlayStation catalog to film and television in a unique way that resonates with the PlayStation community and beyond.
As Head of Product for PlayStation Studios, Qizilbash leads portfolio and strategy planning for PlayStation’s exclusive games line-up. A 17-year PlayStation veteran, previously, Qizilbash was Vice President of Games Marketing where he was responsible for growing PlayStation Studios’ gaming brands into global entertainment franchises. A leading South Asian executive in Hollywood, he is also the Executive Producer of the acclaimed HBO series The Last of Us and the global blockbuster film Uncharted.
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