the Bob Marley Biography Bob Marley: One Love An official trailer will be released on Thursday, July 6, ahead of the film’s 2024 release. Ahead of the film’s arrival, an official poster was revealed, providing the first peek at the main star. Kingsley Ben-Adir In the role of a reggae icon. The poster also includes the tag line, “some sounds forever”. You can see the full size poster below.
“Nothing happens before the time is right and now is the time to bring the story of our father, Bob Marley, to life in a biographical theatrical production coming in 2024,” Marley’s son Ziggy Marley said in a statement. “You heard the music and you think you know the man but do you really understand what he went through and the moments that shaped him into the person he became… This movie will make you bear witness for the first time to what it was like to be around the legend, to see his pain, his sorrows his joys and his salvation.”
one love Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. Along with Ben-Adir as Bob Marley, the film also stars Lashana Lynch (No time to die) as Bob’s wife Rita. The cast also includes several Jamaican actors filmed in both England and Jamaica. The filmmakers even shot parts of the movie in actual locations where Marley walked, played football, and sang in the Kingston area. For added authenticity, the Marley family produced the film with Paramount.
“Through this release, we look forward to inspiring not only longtime fans but also the younger generation, giving them a door-opening avenue to explore Bob’s life and music and in doing so extend his universal message of unity, justice and peace across the land,” reads Ziggy’s statement. We’re doing it on purpose and we’re excited to share the trailer for it with you Bob Marley: One Love the film. Rastafari. “
Bob Marley’s story is told in a new biography
The biography was written by Zac Palin, Frank E. Flowers, and Terrence Winter. Ziggy Marley, Rita Marley, and Cedella Marley produce for Tuff Gong in association with Paramount Pictures. Kingsley Ben-Adir, who won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Malcolm X in One night in MiamiHe reportedly lobbied for the role once he heard that a Bob Marley biopic was in the process. It was a coveted role because it’s the first biopic made about Marley, despite the music icon appearing in several documentary projects.
Bob Marley: One Love is one of many biopics of the musicians, many of which have been greenlit since the recent success of similar films such as bohemian rhapsody And Elvis. Aside from the Bob Marley movie, other biographies now in the works based on famous musicians from years past include films about Buddy Holly, Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson, Ronnie Spector, and more.
Bob Marley: One Love It will be released in theaters in 2024.