If you thought you were never going to read news about BlackBerry, you were very wrong. In case you didn’t know, they have been working on a movie about the company and now, finally, we have a first trailer available. This will be the cinematographic rise and fall of one of the most important telephone companies in history.
the blackberry movie
It sounds like a joke but it is a tape in the style of those that have been made about the life of Steve Jobs (Jobs, 2013 or Steve Jobs, 2015) or how Facebook was built (The social network, 2010). BlackBerry It is the official name of the next film that will tell how the company of that name reached the top in the world of mobile telephony to later be gradually forgotten until exile.
Based on the book “Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry”, published in 2015, the film this starring by Jay Baruchel and Glenn Howerton and will take us on a walk through the beginnings of the firm, going through that moment in which everyone had a BlackBerry and until arriving, some time later, at the stage in which the Canadian house did not know redirect your business to adapt to new times and smart terminals.
As you will see in the preview that you have a little below, the film, directed by Matt Johnson, thus introduces us to a young entrepreneur Mike Lazaridis (thinking head) and his partner Jim Balsillie (business manager), the two people who were the germ of the birth of a company whose phones reached all corners of the world, changing the way we communicated.
The film BlackBerry was already seen at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival on February 17, 2023 and the first reviews They have been quite good, pointing out that it is quite fun. The specialized media Variety, for example, indicated that “it makes the geek story more entertaining than it is.” We can therefore expect a fresh and entertaining proposal that will make more than one phone geek smile.
Trailer and release date
Although, as we pointed out, it was seen in mid-February at the Berlin festival, we still have to wait a couple of months for its theatrical release. And it is that BlackBerry will not reach the big screen until the May 12, 2023.
Luckily, what we can leave you with next is its trailer, so you can see for yourself how what is to come looks like.
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