Apple Studios has introduced it has acquired the rights to a Formulation 1 movie starring Brad Pitt and produced by Lewis Hamilton.
The movie’s screenplay is being written by Ehren Kruger and the function can be directed by Joseph Kosinski. The pair beforehand labored collectively in the identical roles on High Gun: Maverick, which is presently enjoying in cinemas.
Apple’s as-yet-untitled Formulation 1 movie will star 58-year-old Bitt as an older driver who comes out of retirement to hitch a rookie workforce mate and tackle the collection’ prime rivals.
The movie can be produced by Hamilton, Pitt’s Plan B Leisure firm (which beforehand created World Struggle Z), Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman (who additionally labored on High Gun: Maverick, in addition to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise).
It stays to be seen whether or not the movie will embrace an look by seven-times F1 champion Hamilton, who has beforehand made cameo appearances and voice appearing roles in movies together with Vehicles 2, Vehicles 3 and Zoolander 2, in addition to hit sport Name of Obligation: Infinite Warfare.
Hamilton was additionally government producer on the 2018 documentary movie The Sport Changers, a few Final Preventing Championship competitor’s change to vegan protein. The brand new Apple Authentic Movies undertaking can be his first full manufacturing credit score.
Pitt has beforehand proven a robust curiosity in motorsport together with waving the beginning flag on the 2016 operating of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He had beforehand labored for a number of years on a biopic concerning the Le Mans racer and engineer Caroll Shelby, additionally with Kosinski, which ultimately grew to become the Matt Damon-fronted Ford vs Ferrari (aka Le Mans ’66).
Screenwriter Kruger, along with having labored on High Gun: Maverick, is finest identified for writing three of the Transformers franchise movies, the sequels Revenge Of the Fallen, Darkish of the Moon and Age of Extinction.
Apple Studios is the manufacturing home for AppleTV+ unique productions. It’s also working with Pitt and George Clooney on one other unique movie, as but untitled.
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