The trailer for the new ‘BlackBerry’ movie is here and former ‘CrackBerry’ fans are shocked at how entertaining it looks

Matt Johnson directs and stars in “BlackBerry” alongside Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton, SungWo Cho in the tale of the rise and fall of the smartphone.

The trailer for Matt Johnson-directed “BlackBerry” arrived online this week.
Star Jay Baruchel has a personal connection to the film himself as a lover of his BlackBerry.
The film is set to be released in US theaters on May 12.

BlackBerry fanatics and TV fans are excited by the new trailer for an upcoming film named after the now-obsolete, clunky keyboard phone.

The “BlackBerry” trailer dropped Wednesday, and it’s trending at number 21 on YouTube only 24 hours later. Critics and nostalgic BlackBerry fans alike say they’re thrilled by the cast and the chance to revisit the iconic phone.

The film uses the 2015 book “Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry” by writers Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff as its source material, The Verge reported. It tells the story of the rise and fall of Canadian tech company Research in Motion, the maker of the BlackBerry. 

The cast includes Canadian actor Jay Baruchel playing co-founder Mike Lazaridis, YouTuber SungWo Cho — also known by his screen name ProZD — and “Always Sunny in Philadelphia” actor Glenn Howerton, who sports a balding head in the film. 

The online response from TV and tech buffs has been mostly positive ahead of the film’s May 12 release in theaters.

“I’m shocked that BlackBerry actually looks like it might be pretty damn good,” Canadian tech editor Patrick O’Rourke tweeted.

Others were less thrilled about the quality of the project, but intrigued by seeing Howerton, who plays former Research In Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie, in a more serious role. Howerton is known for his work in comedy TV shows such …read more

Source:: Businessinsider

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