Premiere - Bob Marley: One Love: A Stunning Preview at Le Grand Rex 

By Mulder, Paris, Le Grand Rex, 01 february 2024

Tonight at the Grand Rex in Paris, celebrities and audiences gathered to celebrate the long-awaited premiere of the biographical film about reggae legend Bob Marley: One Love. The event attracted an impressive crowd of celebrities, devoted fans and personalities from the worlds of music, television and sport.

The evening's hostess, Ophélie Meunier, led the ceremony with charm and elegance, welcoming to the stage Ziggy Marley, the musical icon's son, and director Reinaldo-Marcus Green, as well as lead actor Kingsley Ben-Adir, who masterfully portrays Bob Marley on screen.

The highlight of the evening was the unforgettable duet between pianist Sofiane Pamart and talented two-time Eurovision winner Loreen. Together, they offered an ethereal rendition of the famous song Could You Be Loved, creating a magical atmosphere that captivated the 2,500 spectators at the Grand Rex.

Choreographer Sadeck Berrabah's Murmuration troupe added a poetic dimension to the evening with an exceptional performance. Music stars Christine & the Queens, Franglish, les LEJ, Mademoiselle K, Joyce Jonathan, Ycare, Yaël Naïm, Cali, Angélique Kidjo and many others were on hand to pay tribute to the artist who sold 77 million albums.

The world of television and radio was not to be outdone, with the participation of personalities such as Flavie Flament, Agathe Lecaron, Kareen Guiock-Thuram, Sahlia Brakhlia, Jérôme Anthony, and many others. Olympic champions like Teddy Riner and athletics legends like Christine Aaron also honored the event with their presence.

Bob Marley: One Love, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, offers a captivating insight into the life of the late Bob Marley, from his early days to his untimely death in the 1980s. The impressive cast includes Kingsley Ben-Adir as Bob Marley, Lashana Lynch as Rita Marley, and James Norton as Chris Blackwell.

The film's soundtrack, composed by Kris Bowers, is a fitting tribute to the reggae legend's musical legacy. The Paris premiere was an intoxicating foretaste of what global audiences can expect when the film is released on February 14, 2024 in the USA, France and the UK.

Bob Marley: One Love is set to captivate moviegoers worldwide with a powerful story, outstanding performances and a spellbinding soundtrack, paying tribute to the indomitable spirit of one of the greatest musical icons of all time.

You can see our photos on our Flickr page here, as well as the official photos (for a limited time only) here

Bob Marley: One Love celebrates the life and music of an icon who inspired generations with his message of love and unity. For the first time on the big screen, discover Bob Marley's powerful story, his resilience in the face of adversity and the path that led him to his revolutionary music.

Bob Marley: One Love
Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green
Screenplay by Terence Winter, Frank E. Flowers, Zach Baylin, Reinaldo Marcus Green
Story by Terence Winter, Frank E. Flowers
Produced by Ziggy Marley, Rita Marley, Cedella Marley, Jeremy Kleiner, Dede Gardner, Robert Teitel
With Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lashana Lynch, James Norton
Director of photography: Robert Elswit
Editing: Pamela Martin
Music: Kris Bowers
Production companies: Plan B Entertainment, Tuff Gong, State Street Pictures
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date: February 14, 2024 (United States, France)
Running time : 107 minutes

Photos: Boris Colletier / Mulderville