Air: A Biographical Sports Drama about Michael Jordan and Nike

Air is a sports drama movie that tells the story of how Nike courted Michael Jordan to create the iconic Air Jordan 1.

The film stars Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Viola Davis, Chris Tucker, and Jason Bateman.

Affleck, who directed the Amazon Studios film, also portrays Nike founder Phil Knight.

Damon and Bateman play former Nike executives Sonny Vaccaro and Rob Strasser, respectively, while Tucker plays Howard White, vice president of Jordan Brand.

The film also features Chris Messina, Marlon Wayans, Mathew Mayer, and Gustaf Skarsgård.

Air shows the evolution of Nike and the Air Jordan brand, highlighting how Jordan's endorsement deal changed the game for athletes and for Nike.

Air premiered at SXSW and was released on Prime Video on May 12, 2023