Everything you need to know about the Nordisk Film – BRF production about the legendary former Barcelona, Manchester United and Juventus striker
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the most fascinating and intriguing figures in contemporary football, with a brilliant playing career worthy of his unique personality.
The story of Ibrahimovic, who is already a number of books and documentaries, will now be told in a film produced together with Nordisk Film and BR • F, the team behind ‘Midsummer’, among others.
Director: Jens Sjogren, “I’m Zlatan” has been in the making for a number of years and will hit screens in 2021.
What is it about then, when is it released and how can you watch it? Purpose bring you everything you need to know.
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I Am Zlatan tells the story of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his rise from childhood with a dream of becoming a professional footballer to a breakthrough at Ajax.
The film shows the young Ibrahimovic who grew up in Malmo, Sweden, and the journey of the footballer, including his love of martial arts and his relationship with his family.
It is understood that the biopic is based on portions of the 2011 autobiography I’m Zlatan Ibrahimovic (sometimes style I’m Zlatan), written with Swedish author David Lagercrantz.
I’m Zlatan being released on 10 September 2021 in the Swedish theater opening.
It will be introduced to a wider audience a week later 17 September 2021, According to IMDb.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is played by at least two different actors, one for different stages of his life.
The 11-year-old Zlatan will be played by Dominic Bajraktati Andersson, while Granit Rushiti will play the 17-year-old Zlatan.
Interestingly enough, Rushiti shares something in common with Ibrahimovic in that he also came through the ranks as an academy player at Malmo.
Emmanuele Aita will play Ibrahimovic’s longtime agent Mino Raiola, with Merima Dizdarevic and Cedomir Glisovic playing Ibrahimovic’s mother and father respectively.
The trailer for I Am Zlatan aired for the first time on June 28 on Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s official social media channels.
Ibrahimovic posted the trailer on Twitter and Instagram with a simple caption: “I AM ZLATAN. THE FOVIE.”
It features scenes depicting Ibrahimovic at different ages throughout his career, along with moments showing his mother and what Agent Mino Raiola turns out to be.
You can see the trailer in the video above.
It seems like I Am Zlatan is available for a theatrical series before it will be available on any streaming platforms.
People will be able to see the film in Swedish cinemas from 10 September before it is released worldwide on 17 September.
There is so far no indication of what, if any, the streaming service I Am Zlatan is.