Learn the story of the world’s most iconic shoe.
On Thursday, Warner Bros. released the first trailer for the upcoming film “Air”, from director Ben Affleck, and co-starring Affleck and Matt Damon.
READ MORE: Ben Affleck’s New Film ‘Air’ Based On Michael Jordan And Nike Collab Gets A Theatre Release Date
The film goes behind the scenes of Nike’s partnership with the legendary Michael Jordan and the creation of the Air Jordan, which brought the company’s fledgling basketball division to life and revolutionized the worlds of sports and culture.
Damon plays Sonny Vaccaro, the Nike executive who bet his division’s future on Jordan, then just a rookie, with Affleck playing Phil Knight, the company’s co-founder.
READ MORE: Ben Affleck Interviewed By Matt Damon For ‘EW’: ‘This Friendship Has Been Essential And Defining’
The film also stars Viola Davis as the basketball star’s mother, Deloris Jordan, along with Jason Bateman, Chris Messina, Marlon Wayans, Chris Tucker and more.
Alex Convery wrote the screenplay, with Damon and Affleck also acting as producers.
“Air” hits theatres April 5.