Kingsley Ben-Adir transforms into Bob Marley within the new trailer for Bob Marley: One Love which hits cinemas in February.
We first acquired a glimpse of Reinaldo Marcus Green’s biopic on Bob Marley again in July when a tantalising teaser trailer for Bob Marley: One Love was revealed. Paramount Pictures have now launched a full trailer which supplies us a greater take a look at Kingsley Ben-Adir as the enduring musician.
Take a take a look at the model new trailer beneath.
The movie will concentrate on Marley’s rise to fame, but additionally the struggles that got here with it. As seen within the trailer, Marley was the topic of assassination makes an attempt, however his constructive outlook on life by no means waivered. Lashana Lynch portrays Marley’s spouse Rita, who notes that “generally the messenger has to change into the message” as Marley spreads the message of peace via his music.
This isn’t Ben-Adir’s first time portraying an actual life icon. He performed Malcolm X in Regina King’s very good One Night In Miami in 2020, however the London-born actor was final seen in Marvel’s Disney+ sequence Secret Invasion because the villainous Gravik.
Ben-Adir has spoken about being nervous to sort out the function.
“There had been quite a lot of reservations,” Ben-Adir informed Entertainment Weekly. “I used to be utterly satisfied that there’s no level in auditioning for this. I can’t sing. I can’t dance.”
Clearly, Ben-Adir did one thing proper as he gained the function after a worldwide search. Ben-Adir just lately additionally appeared in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie as one of many Kens so maybe the actor merely discovered to channel his Kenergy to play Marley.
Green isn’t a stranger to portraying actual folks both. His final movie, King Richard, gained (quite controversially) Will Smith an Oscar for portraying Richard Williams, the daddy of Venus and Serena Williams.
Bob Marley: One Love has been made in partnership with Marley’s household. His spouse Rita, daughter Cedella and son Ziggy are all credited as producers. Terence Winter & Frank E. Flowers and Zach Baylin & Reinaldo Marcus Green with story credit score going to Terence Winter & Frank E. Flowers.
James Norton, Tosin Cole, Anthony Welsh, Michael Gandolfini, Umi Myers, and Nadine Marshall star alongside Ben-Adir and Lynch. As heard within the trailer, the movie will probably be full of Marley’s music, together with hits like ‘Redemption Song’ and ‘Three Little Birds’.
Bob Marley: One Love is in UK and Irish cinemas 14 February 2024.