In 2011 Jann Mardenborough participated in the GT Academy. Prior to entering, he had never seriously raced but still managed to beat out 90,000 other entrants and wint the competition, earning himself a drive with Nissan at the Dubai 24 Hour. He still competes in the Japanese Super GT series today. Director Neill Blomkamp retells his incredible story in Gran Turismo.. Starring Archie Madekwe, David Harbour, and Orlando Bloom, the film is slated for release on August 11, 2023.