7 things to know about ‘I Am Bolt’

Jamaica Gleaner - - SPORTS -

Usain Bolt signs an ‘I am Bolt’ movie poster in his room at the Corinthia Ho­tel in Lon­don, yes­ter­day.

The movie is di­rected by broth­ers Gabe and Ben­jamin Turner

The Broth­ers have di­rected a num­ber of crit­i­cally ac­claimed sports movies such as Mo Farah and Fred­die Flintoff’s biopic, Class of 92, which high­lights the rise of Manch­ester United leg­ends David Beck­ham, Ryan Giggs, Gary and Phil Neville, and Paul Sc­holes, as well as In the Hands of Gods which sees Bri­tish freestylers jour­ney­ing across the Amer­i­cas in hope of meet­ing their idol, Diego Maradona.

Sev­eral global sport­ing stars such as Ney­mar, Ser­ena Wil­liams, Pelé, and Asafa Pow­ell made an ap­pear­ance. The film’s length is one hour and 47 min­utes. The doc­u­men­tary will be re­leased world­wide to­day. US rap­per Nas fea­tures in the open­ing scenes and has also con­trib­uted to the sound­track.

The UK pre­miere will take place at the Odeon Le­ices­ter Square Cin­ema.

RICARDO MAKYN/PHOTOGRAPHER

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