The eagerly awaited feature spotlights the transformative alliance between Michael Jordan and the basketball division of Nike. Despite initial uncertainty and doubt, the partnership paved the way for Nike to revolutionize both the sports industry and contemporary culture with the launch of the Air Jordan brand. Here is the highly anticipated ‘Air’ trailer.
Long-time friends and collaborators, Affleck and Damon, come together once again as they portray Nike executive Sonny Vaccaro and Nike co-founder Phil Knight, respectively. They are joined by Viola Davis, who plays Michael Jordan’s mother and staunch supporter, Deloris Jordan.
“Air” features an all-star cast including Jason Bateman as Rob Strasser, Chris Messina as David Falk, Chris Tucker as Howard White, Matthew Maher as Peter Moore, Gustaf Skarsgård as Horst Dassler, and Julius Tennon as James Jordan. The film was brought to life by a team of talented producers, including Peter Guber, Jason Michael Berman, Jeff Robinov, Madison Ainley, Damon, and Affleck. It was also produced by David Ellison, Jesse Sisgold, and Jon Weinbach for Skydance Sports.