The recognition of F1 because the Netflix sequence has led to a brand new movie, starring film star Brad Pitt as a driver, with principal images to be shot throughout race weekends.
A brand new fictional movie in regards to the world of Method One – starring actor Brad Pitt, with seven-time world champion Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton as a producer – will shoot throughout race weekends of the 2023 championship.
Revered F1 web site Motorsport.com has confirmed the movie will shoot principal images at grands prix subsequent yr, after receiving the stamp of approval from F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali.
It’s believed Brad Pitt performs an older F1 driver who returns to the game to mentor a younger driver – an analogous storyline to the 2001 flop Pushed, which starred Sylvester Stallone as a former Indycar champion.
“I do know we will make the very best racing film that is ever existed, each visually and we will work on ensuring we pull on the heartstrings of all these followers.”
F1 boss Stefano Domenicali says the movie will construct on the expansion spurred on by the Netflix sequence Drive to Survive.
“You will notice lots of issues will occur subsequent yr on the preparation, and it is thrilling as a result of all of the groups will likely be concerned, the drivers, everybody. So it is incredible,” Mr Domenicali instructed Motorsport.com in regards to the new movie.
“We’re already planning all of the exercise and the activation that must be accomplished in an actual race weekend, we will begin within the second half of the season for the manufacturing.
“We’re nonetheless engaged on the main points, as a result of it is simply the beginning of the plan, however you will notice will probably be fairly fascinating, I’d say.”
The manufacturing has the backing of tech big Apple – with CEO Tim Prepare dinner visiting the US Grand Prix in Austin final week – whereas Joseph Kosinski has been named by leisure publication Deadline as director (Prime Gun: Maverick, Tron: Legacy).
Brad Pitt was additionally in attendance on the F1 race, inflicting controversy by snubbing an interview on the grid with commentator Martin Brundle.
Jerry Bruckheimer – chargeable for a few of the largest movies and TV reveals in historical past, together with Days of Thunder, Dangerous Boys, Pirates of the Caribbean, each Prime Gun motion pictures – is on board as a producer, alongside F1 champion Lewis Hamilton, who is claimed to be offering session.