BlackBerry films a true story of skyrocketing and catastrophic death

IFC Films has released a new trailer for the upcoming new BlackBerry movie that tells the true story of the meteoric rise and disastrous demise of the once hugely popular phone brand. The BlackBerry movie will premiere in theaters around the world starting May 12, 2023. It tells the story of the first smartphone with a combined keyboard and screen, which dominated the phone market before the introduction of the Apple iPhone.

BlackBerry was originally developed and maintained by the Canadian company BlackBerry Limited (formerly known as Research In Motion or RIM) from 1999 to 2016, after which it was licensed to various companies. The first BlackBerry device, the Model 850, was launched back in 1999 as a twoway pager in Munich, Germany. BlackBerry is a solution developed by RIM for delivering email over several different wireless networks. Watch the trailer below to learn more about the company and its origins.

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BlackBerry is a 2023 Canadian biopic about the history of the BlackBerry mobile phone line. Directed by Matt Johnson from a screenplay by Johnson and produced by Matthew Miller, which was adapted from Jackie McNish and Sean Silkoff’s Lost Signal: The Untold Story of BlackBerry’s Incredible Rise and Spectacular Fall.

The BlackBerry film starred Jay Baruchel and Glenn Howerton in the lead roles of Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, respectively. It also stars Johnson, Rich Sommer, Michael Ironside, Martin Donovan, Michel Giroud, Cho Sungwon, Saul Rubinek and Cary Elwes.

Source: IFC.

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