The revolution may have been televised many decades ago, In 1980’s that revolution was on your feet. Warner Bros have released the UK Trailer for Ben Affleck’s Air, the story that changed Basketball and Michael Jordan forever.
Affleck directs and stars in this one, reuniting with Matt Damon. The pair play Nike co founders Phil Knight and Sonny Vaccaro. Back in 1984 they unearthed a game changer that would revigorate Nike’s Basketball and then rookie Michael Jordan. Off course the partnership that created the Nike ‘Air’ Jordan a brand that changed culture forever worldwide.
Before that brand was born they did have to convince a protective mother Deloris Jordan. The talent her boy has. Vaccaro seems to be the focus of this trailer, he did come up with the marketing plan. A man with a lot of ambition and a intriguing film on the cards… We hope.
From award-winning director Ben Affleck and starring Matt Damon, AIR reveals the unbelievable game-changing partnership between a then-rookie Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division, which revolutionized the world of sports and contemporary culture with the Air Jordan brand.
AIR also stars Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Chris Messina, Marlon Wayans, with Chris Tucker and Viola Davis in a moving story that follows the career-defining gamble of an unconventional team with everything on the line, the uncompromising vision of a mother who knows the worth of her son’s immense talent, and the basketball phenom who would become the greatest of all time.
Air also stars Jason Bateman, Chris Messina, Matthew Maher, Marlon Wayans, Jay Mohr, Julius Tennon, with Chris Tucker and Viola Davis. The film will be shown in UK and Irish Cinemas from 5th April, same day in the U.S too but released by MGM/Amazon Studios.