With a new official poster celebrating the upcoming screening of Air At the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, Amazon Studios and Warner Bros. Pictures continue to build anticipation for the director’s biographical drama Ben Affleck and the scriptwriter Alex Converywhose plot follows the story of shoe salesman Sonny Vaccaro and how he led Nike in its search for the greatest athlete in basketball history: Michael Jordan.
Vaccaro works as a shoe salesman at Nike when he had the bright idea of signing Jordan to port the brand in the basketball legend’s rookie years. Later, Jordan would become his own brand, and Vaccaro a sports marketing executive.
Matt Damon plays Vaccaro in the film, while the director Affleck He plays Phil Knight, co-founder of Nike. In the ranks of the spectacular cast are also Jason Bateman, Chris Messina, Marlon Wayans, Chris Tucker, Viola Davis, Matthew Maher, tom papa, Julius Tennon, Joel Gretsch, Gustaf Skarsgård, Barbara Sukowa, Jessica Green y And Bucatinsky.
Davis and Tennon play Jordan’s parents.
The producers are David Ellison, Jesse Sisgol, Jon Weinbach, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Madison Ainley, Jeff Robinov, Peter Guber, and Jason Michael Berman. Robert Richardson is the composer, and William Goldbenberg is the editor.
Skydance Sports, Mandalay Pictures and Artists Equity are the production companies. Amazon Studios will distribute in the United States, and Warner Bros. Pictures in the international market.
The new official poster is released on the sidelines of the film’s closing night screening of the SXSW Festival this Saturday, March 18, 2023 at the Paramount Theater in Austin, TX. The poster, which you find at the end of the note, was shared by the official accounts of the film on social networks.
Amazon Studios and WB Pictures to release the biopic in theaters April 5, 2023. It will also be available on Prime Video on a date to be confirmed.