Whether you are a reggae lover or not, we bet Bob Marley rules every one of yours hearts even after decades. Hence Reinaldo Marcus Green brings you a potential biopic
A still of Kingsley Ben-Adir from Bob Marley: One Love
Kingsley Ben-Adir has been embracing every moment since stepping into the role of the iconic reggae legend Bob Marley in the upcoming biopic - Bob Marley: One Love. And with good reason, this is a dream role for any actor, and Ben-Adir is clearly living it up.
Four months ago, Paramount Pictures released the highly anticipated teaser trailer of the film, and within no time, Ben-Adir became an internet sensation. As expected with any biopic, Bob Marley: One Love will delve into the life and legacy of one of music's most influential figures.
Bob Marley: One Love Story
Born in Nine Mile, Jamaica, Bob Marley's journey to becoming the world's most renowned reggae artist is chronicled in the film Bob Marley: One Love. Despite facing numerous challenges, Marley's unwavering passion for music and his message of unity and peace propelled him to international stardom. The Reggae legend had given one of the greatest songs of all time like - ‘Ganja Gun’, ‘Get Up, Stand Up – Burnin’, ‘No Woman, No Cry’, ‘One Love’, ‘Redemption Song’, ‘Trench Town Rock’, ‘Concrete Jungle’ ‘Soul Rebel’, and more.
Bob Marley: One Love Teaser
The two-minute-fifty-nine-second trailer offers a captivating glimpse into Bob Marley's extraordinary life, from his humble beginnings in Jamaica to his meteoric rise as a musical icon and global phenomenon. The trailer interweaves scenes of Marley's electrifying performances, his deep connection with his fans, his cherished moments with family, and a harrowing assassination attempt, which he miraculously survived in 1976. The trailer concludes with Kingsley Ben-Adir delivering Marley's timeless message of unity - "One love. One heart. One destiny.”
No doubt, Kinsley Ben-Adir has given his best for such a big role. The make-up artists should be praised immensely for their hard work and getting Bob Marley get-up right. Those iconic long deadlocks, that rough skin, Kingsley’s adapting Marley’s verbalism, all seems incredible.
Bob Marley: One Love Star-Cast
Apart from Kingsley Ben-Adir as Bob Marley, the biopic also stars Lashana Lynch as Bob Marley’s wife Rita Marley. Interestingly, Bob Marley’s son Ziggy Marley is the co-producer. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, whose last film Will Smith-starrer King Richard won an Oscar last year, Bob Marley: One Love is written by Zach Baylin, Frank E. Flowers, and Terence Winter.
Bob Marley: One Love Release Date
The biopic Bob Marley: One Love is coming soon on National Youth Day, January 12, 2024.