Lewis Hamilton’s ‘epic expertise’ working with Brad Pitt on F1 film

The seven-time F1 world champion will produce Apple’s yet-untitled film alongside High Gun: Maverick director Joseph Kosinski, who’s main the challenge, and legendary blockbuster producer Jerry Bruckheimer. 

Famend Hollywood actor Pitt will “star as a driver who comes out of retirement to compete alongside a rookie driver towards the titans of the game”. 

Hamilton, who is not going to make an on-screen look within the movie, was seen hanging out with Bruckheimer throughout a visit to Los Angeles final week. 

The 37-year-old revealed he has began engaged on the script and plot of the F1-themed film, although he mentioned his newest go to to Hollywood was to spend time on the set of Eddie Murphy’s newest movie. 

“We’re nonetheless working via the script,” Hamilton mentioned forward of this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.  

“I’ve been out in LA. It wasn’t this journey however the one earlier than, visiting Jerry’s workplace, which was fairly epic and sitting with Brad – simply going via the plan and the plot, it was a fairly epic expertise. 

“This time I used to be simply hanging with Jerry on set of one other film that was being filmed, an Eddie Murphy film, which was very, very cool. I’m an enormous fan of Eddie Murphy and so bought the possibility to satisfy him. 

“Simply attending to work and spending time with these folks, you’re simply studying extra in regards to the trade and the challenges and the way they go about making nice motion pictures that now we have all grown to like all through our lives. 

“I bought to hold with a number of the guys who’re doing John Wick, filming John Wick 4, so simply having numerous conversations and simply attempting to study as a lot as I can from all these nice and gifted folks.” 

Requested what has impressed him most in regards to the trade, Hamilton mentioned: “We arrive at a film theatre with no comprehension of how a lot work goes on within the background, how a lot preparation there may be, how huge a workforce there may be within the background. 

“They’ve related points with range for instance behind the digicam. I believe what I’m most impressed by is seeing organisations like Disney, the true steps they’re taking. 

“They’re actually pushing for range, they’ve numerous feminine management all through the completely different corporations and you’re already seeing on TV the brand new Ariel film that’s popping out, and seeing the younger youngsters which can be watching and are like, ‘look, she’s the identical color as me’. 

“There’s numerous work happening within the trade and there’s a lot to study from these folks which were the greats. Nonetheless but to satisfy [Steven] Spielberg – in the future!”

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