Lewis Hamilton provides update on movie with Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt will be staring in a Formula 1 film, which is being created partially by Lewis Hamilton.

Formula 1 films have been some of the most exiting pieces of cinema to hit the screens in recent years, with movies such as Rush and Senna telling the stories of some amazing drivers in a cinematic fashion.

Lewis Hamilton has been working on a film of his own for some time now, with Brad Pitt confirmed to be playing the lead role.

The 59-year-old actor was spotted at the US Grand Prix last season in Austin, where he was reportedly gathering data and learning more about F1, to give him the necessary experience to play a role in an F1 film.

Not much is known about the details of the film, with Hamilton and Pitt remaining tight lipped about the storyline of the movie.

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Lewis Hamilton has now provided an update on the progress of his movie, explaining that he is currently in the process of casting the co-lead actor.

“We’re going through a process right now of selecting the character that will be alongside Brad, which is exciting,” he said at Mercedes’ W14 launch.

“Basically that’s the process of watching them. They will send in a video. We have recordings of them doing certain scenes, and we go through it.

“I’ve sat in the officer with Jerry [Bruckheimer] and Joe [Kosinski] and Brad, and have been watching them and kind of giving our inputs and what we think.

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“My job, and I think responsibility, is to make sure it is diverse. I want to make the movie in terms of having diversity and representation, I want it to be as F1 should be in the future, or should be now, but will be in the future. So I want to see female mechanics. I would love to see a female driver.”

It is reported that Hamilton will be filming parts of the movie during race weekends this season, using the opportunity to get more authentic and natural footage from real race events.

With the film expected to come out towards the end of 2023 or in 2024, fan’s excitement is building more and more in anticipation of another F1 movie.