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Usain Bolt set to be star of the silver screen

FAMILIAR POSE: Usain Bolt

THE WORLD’S fastest man is to be subject of a major film release. Usain Bolt will feature in I AM BOLT, which will be released by Universal on November 28.

The film crew had unprecedented access to the global superstar as he trains, travels, races and relaxes, I AM BOLT will bring audiences a unique insight into the life of a living Olympic and sporting legend, best friend, teammate and son as it is released in cinemas around the world.

With unparalleled access to all facets of his life on and off the track, audiences will see for the very first time what being Bolt is really like – from his gruelling training schedule, major setbacks and challenges he faces in order to achieve his dreams on the global stage to his downtime with friends and family.

Featuring archive footage from his youth, in-depth interviews with those closest to him – his parents, best friends, agent, coach and fellow athletes – in addition to fascinating footage shot by the man himself over a legacy-defining period in his career and life, I AM BOLT offers an intimate portrayal of a globally adored icon.

The sprint king said of the upcoming movie: “My aim with making this film is to show people how my life really is... what I’ve been through to get me where I am today, the ups and the downs, and an insight into what I am thinking and feeling.”

He adds: “I know a lot of peo- ple around the world feel like they know me already, but I’m excited for everyone to see the real me in I AM BOLT.”

The triple treble Olympic gold medallist will mark his silver screen debut by attending the film’s world premiere in London’s Leicester Square next month, with footage from the red carpet event simulcast to cinemas around the world.
International cinema audiences will also be treated to an exclusive interview with him following the main feature presentation.

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