A film about the historian agreement between Michael Jordan e Nike.
The union between the NBA legend and the clothing brand has made history in sports. Ben Affleck e Matt Damon, in the dual capacities of actor and producer, have decided to make a movie out of it. It will be titled Air, will be a feature film to be released in April in theaters worldwide and then on Amazon Prime.
This is the first project from Artist Equality, Affleck and Damon’s production company, which has partnered with Amazon Studios, Skydance Sports and Mandalay Pictures.
Damon will play Nike executive Sonny Vaccaro while Affleck will play co-founder Phil Knight. The special feature is. MJ will never appear in the film, his will be “mythical figure suspended above the film and never seen,” the authors explain.
Curiosity to see on screen the story of how Nike entered the world of basketball, where in fact it was absent before the deal with Jordan. “We can’t wait for audiences to watch Air,” Affleck said, “We’ve had the opportunity to work with some of the best professionals in this industry and together we’ve created a story that can inspire.