The trailer for Bob Marley: One Love has just dropped

Publish Date
Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 1:49PM

Next year we'll be seeing Bob Marley's story on the big screen!

On Friday, Paramount Pictures debuted the biopic's first trailer, directed by King Richard filmmaker Reinaldo Marcus Green and starring Kingsley Ben-Adir as the late singer and Lashana Lynch as his wife Rita.

The movie will celebrate "the life and music of an icon who inspired generations through his message of love and unity." according to the synopsis.

"On the big screen for the first time, discover Bob’s powerful story of overcoming adversity and the journey behind his revolutionary music."

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The film will focus on the 1976 attempted assassination of Bob as he prepares to return to Jamaica for the 1978 One Love Peace Concert.

The movie is produced in partnership with the Marley family.

Ziggy Marley, Bob's eldest son, shared to Instagram, "Nothing happens before it’s time and now is the time for the story of our father Bob Marley to be represented in a biopic theatrical release coming in 2024."

"You’ve heard the music and you think you know the man but do you really understand what he went through and what moments shaped him into the person he became," he added.

Ziggy added that the family produced the film with Paramount "and for us it represents the continuation of Bob’s message and growth." 

"With this release we look forward to inspiring not only the long time fans but also the younger generation, giving them a vehicle that opens the door to explore Bob’s life and music and in so doing expand his universal message of unification, justice and peace throughout the earth."

"We do this with purpose and are delighted to share with you the trailer for Bob Marley One Love the movie," he wrote. "RASTAFARI."

Watch the trailer above.

Bob Marley: One Love is set to be released on January 12, 2024. 



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