Bob Marley biopic launch date pushed to February 2024

The biopic of Reggae legend Bob Marley, initially slated for a January 12, 2024, launch date has been pushed again to February 2024.

The Paramount Footage movie, titled Bob Marley: One Love, is now scheduled to hit theaters worldwide on February 14, 2024, based on Deadline.

No cause was given for the rescheduled date, however it’s probably that the latest Hollywood actors’ strike was one of many components.

The strike, which started in Might of this yr, introduced a halt to American movie and tv manufacturing in addition to promotional occasions equivalent to film premieres. The strike ended on September 27.

Anticipation constructing for Marley

The diaspora is gearing up for the discharge of the movie, which marks the primary time that Bob Marley’s life and profession will probably be showcased in theaters world wide as a biopic.

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The movie stars British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir as Bob Marley and Lashana Lynch as Rita Marley.

The director of the film is Reinaldo Marcus Inexperienced, who additionally directed King Richard, the award-winning movie which follows the teaching journey of Richard Williams, the daddy of Venus and Serena Williams.

Inexperienced confirmed that the Marley biopic will cowl the interval 1976 to 1978, which is able to embrace the notorious tried assassination of Marley and spouse Rita, the making of his iconic Exodus album, and his eventual return to Jamaica for the historic One Love Peace Live performance.

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“You actually need to know that time frame to know Bob the person, and what he was going by means of spiritually and emotionally as a father, as a husband, and as a musician,” stated Inexperienced in an interview concerning the movie.

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“From the very starting, we weren’t concerned about doing type of a cradle-to-grave story. We didn’t really feel like we would have liked to do this, to seize the essence of what Bob was going by means of at the moment. It is a very wealthy interval of Bob’s life when it comes to his maturation course of, of his turning into a person, of his leaving a legacy to the world. And I feel it’s essential to know that individual time frame.”

Ziggy Marley, who’s joined by his sister Cedella Marley and mom, Rita Marley, as producers on the movie, shares that distinction with co-producers Brad Pitt, Robert Teitel, Jeremy Kleiner and Dede Gardner.

The movie is executive-produced by Ziggy’s spouse Orly Marley, Richard Hewitt, and Matt Solodky.

The film was shot in Jamaica and the UK, and includes a predominantly Jamaican forged working behind the scenes and on digital camera.

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