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After much anticipation, we now have the official trailer for Bob Marley: One Love this week (July 6). Click inside to check out the preview of the biographical drama set to hit theaters early next year.

After the film’s title was announced earlier this year in April at CinemaCon by producer and son of Bob Marley Ziggy, Paramount Pictures finally released a trailer for the long awaited biopic. The film is based on the life of the world renowned singer, songwriter and activist, from his rise to fame up until his death in the early 1980s. From stage performances to intimate time with his family to his assassination attempt, viewers will get an in-depth viewpoint of the different stages of life that made Marley a global phenomenon.

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The biopic stars Kingsley Ben-Adir (One Night In Miami…, Barbie) as the titular character. He is joined by Lashana Lynch (Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, The Woman King), who plays his wife and singer Rita Marley. The film also stars Jesse Cilio as Norval Marley, James Norton (Happy Valley) as Chris Blackwell and Michael GandolfiniNadine Marshall, and Anthony Welsh in undisclosed roles.

Grammy nominated King Richard director Reinaldo Marcus Green took on the same responsibilities for this film. Zach Baylin, Frank E. Flowers and Terence Winter wrote the screenplay. As previously stated, Bob’s son Ziggy Marley served as a producer on the film alongside his mother Rita and sister Cedella Marley. Jeremy Kleiner, Dede Gardner and Robert Teitel also were producers on the film.

Bob Marley: One Love will hit theaters Janurary 12, 2024. While we wait, check out the official trailer below and share your thoughts in the comments!