Who plays Bob Marley in One Love?

THE LATE Bob Marley left a legacy of hits like “Stir It Up” and “I Shot the Sheriff.”

His life and career are revisited in the Paramount Pictures biopic One Love.

Bob Marley's legacy lives on in his eponymous Paramount biopic One Love


Bob Marley’s legacy lives on in his eponymous Paramount biopic One LovePhoto credit: Getty

Who plays Bob Marley in One Love?

In the biopic Bob Marley: One Love, the legendary singer is played by Kingsley Ben-Adir.

In February 2022, Ben-Adir was cast as Marley; The production reviewed its selections for a year before choosing the BAFTA-nominated actor for the role.

Lashana Lynch, Michael Gandolfini and James Norton also star in the film.

Marley’s daughter Cedella, his son Ziggy and his widow Rita are the producers of the film.

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Who is Kingsley Ben Adir?

Kingsley Ben-Adir (born February 28, 1986) is a British actor from Gospel Oak, London.

He is known for his roles in Peaky Blinders, One Night in Miami and Noelle.

In 2023, Ben-Adir gained wider recognition for his roles in Barbie and Secret Invasion.

“It’s very rare that there’s a script like this,” he said of his performance as one of the Kens in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie.

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He said diversity: “From the first page I was like, ‘Wow, this is really, really funny!’

“I just heard such great things about Ryan and Margot.

“Then me and Greta went for some whiskey. We talked for two or three hours.”

“Right from the start there was a strong feeling that she was trying to do something a little bit different.”

Bob Marley is portrayed by Kingsley Ben-Adir in the Paramount Pictures film One Love


Bob Marley is portrayed by Kingsley Ben-Adir in the Paramount Pictures film One LoveCredit: Paramount Pictures

How can I watch Bob Marley: One Love?

Bob Marley: One Love is slated to hit theaters on January 12, 2024.

“You’ve heard the music and you think you know the man, but really understand what he went through and the moments that made him the person he has become,” Ziggy Marley shared with family fans via Instagram.

“In this film you will experience for the first time what it was like to be close to the legend, to see her pain, her sorrows, her joys and her redemption.”

“Authenticity fills the screen with numerous Jamaican actors who make us proud to represent the culture.”

“Shot in England and Jamaica, the cast and crew present one of the most unique creations to ever come out of a Hollywood studio.”

The GRAMMY winner went on to tease, “Filmed in the actual places where Bob walked, played football and sang, like Trench Town and Bull Bay in Kingston, it’s an artistic creation that we’re proud of and you’d love to entertain.” want.” also to be inspired.

“The family produced it with Paramount Studio and for us it represents the continuation of Bob’s message and growth.”

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“With this release, we look forward to inspiring not only longtime fans but the younger generation as well, giving them a vehicle that opens the door to explore Bob’s life and music and, through it, his universal message of unity, justice.” and to spread peace throughout the earth.

“We do this on purpose and are excited to bring you the trailer for the movie ‘Bob Marley One Love’.”


CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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