The incredible story of track and field legend Jesse Owens and his rise to the top of the sports world in the 1930s is coming to the big screen.
Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, winning the 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and 400-meter relay—a feat not equalled until Carl Lewis matched it in 1984 in Los Angeles. A trailer for “Race” was released this week, a 3-minute preview of the film that hits theaters Feb. 19, 2016. The film, directed by Stephen Hopkins, stars Stephan James as Owens, and also features Jason Sudekis, Joe Shrapnel, Jeremy Irons, Anna Waterhouse and William Hurt.
Here is the trailer, which debuted today on Yahoo!: