Brad Pitt’s F1 Blockbuster To Arrive In June 2025

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The upcoming Formula One blockbuster starring Brad Pitt will be released in June 2025, it has been confirmed.

Confirmation of the film’s release comes amid a lengthy delay on shooting due to the US actor’s and writer’s strike earlier this year.

The film will be released on 25 June 2025, and is co-produced by seven time world champion Lewis Hamilton.

It will see Hollywood star Brad Pitt star as a veteran driver named Sonny Hayes, returning to the F1 circuit after a long absence.

For this film, Pitt has raced an adapted Formula Two car in between practice sessions at a sold out British Grand Prix last July, alongside British actor Damson Idris, who plays rookie team mate Joshua Pierce in the movie.

Brad Pitt has been filming scenes at Silverstone in the last few weeks, with further scenes to be filmed at next month’s race and throughout the season.

The film will also be directed by Josh Kosinski, who directed Top Gun: Maverick.

“landmark”

On the film starring Pitt, F1 released this statement.

“The movie is a landmark for the sport and cinema, filmed in real-time during grands prix around the world and involving the Formula One community, including all 10 teams, the drivers, the FIA and race promoters”, they said.

“The new feature film is set in the exhilarating and cinematic world of Formula One and will immerse audiences in the spectacle of the most popular annual sports series, celebrating the skill and heroism of the drivers while showcasing the incredible challenge of competition in Formula One”. 

“the essence of this sport”

Co producer Lewis Hamilton has been heavily involved in the film’s script, to ensure its authenticity,

Speaking last year, Lewis Hamilton said: “We want everyone to love it and to really feel that we encapsulate what the essence of this sport is all about”. 

He continued: “I don’t know if this would have been possible 10 years ago when the old management was in place. They wouldn’t have perhaps seen this as an important step in terms of the sport’s growth”. 

“But we’ve already seen the great work and impact of the Netflix show, and this will take it to new heights beyond that”. 

Hailing Hamilton’s impact, Brad Pitt commented: “Lewis was really intent that we respect the sport and show it for what it is. I had no idea what it takes to be a driver. They are amazing athletes and I have got so much respect for all of them”.