Some of the best movies we’ve seen lately are based on the true story of well-known people, like Freddy Mercury or Elvis Presley.
Lately, though, Hollywood seems obsessed with another kind of story: the brand story. blackberry movie, First announced last summer, it looks set to fill that niche, and we finally get our first look at the film’s official trailer.
Starring Glenn Howerton and Jay Baruchel, BlackBerry (the movie) chronicles the rise and fall of Research In Motion, the company behind BlackBerry (the phone). that managed to conquer the world before dying at the hands of Apple and Google.
The film’s first trailer gives us both sides of the story, with Howerton and Baruchel playing former RIM CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis.
BlackBerry will be released in theaters on may 12, but the film has already received positive reviews in its festival season. It currently has 95% in rotten tomatoes and a score of 83 on Metacritical.