Taglines: The incredible true story of gold medal champion Jesse Owens.
Race is an upcoming Canadian-French-German-British produced biographical sports-drama film. It is the first feature biopic film about African American athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record-breaking four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
Directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, the film stars Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt and Carice van Houten. The film is being supported by the Owens family, the Jesse Owens Foundation, the Jesse Owens Trust and the Luminary Group.
Principal photography began on July 24, 2014, in Montreal, Canada. Forecast Pictures, Solo Film, and Trinity Race are producing the film, Entertainment One will release the film in Canada, Focus Features in the United States on February 19, 2016, and SquareOne Entertainment will release in Germany in 2015.
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Starring: Carice van Houten, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, Amanda Crew, Tim McInnerny, William Hurt, Giacomo Gianniotti, Shanice Banton, Kristina Sandev
Screenplay by: Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse
Production Design by: David Brisbin
Görüntü Yönetmeni: Peter Levy
Kurgu: John Smith
Set Dekorasyonu: Ingeborg Heinemann, André Valade
Art Direction by: Jean-Pierre Paquet
Music by: Rachel Portman
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements and language.
Studio: Focus Features
Release Date: February 19, 2016