LEWIS HAMILTON has received a joint-record seven F1 world titles.
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Lewis Hamilton has been employed as a producer to work on a brand new F1 movie, which is ready to be made by Apple Studios. The film, which is but to be given a title, may even star Hollywood royalty Brad Pitt as the primary character.
Pitt will tackle the function of a veteran driver who comes out of retirement to mentor a younger racer as his team-mate. The 58-year-old is alleged to be an enormous motorsport fan and has attended various Grands Prix prior to now in addition to formally beginning the 84th version of the 24 Hours Of Le Mans race in 2016.
Along with Hamilton and Pitt’s Plan B Leisure, the movie can be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, who co-produced the NASCAR action-drama Days of Thunder starring Tom Cruise and Chad Omen.
In the meantime, famend sports activities and media expertise supervisor Penni Thow can be an govt producer. Hamilton and Thow already work collectively after the F1 famous person teamed up with the Canadian final 12 months to assist him construct his Venture 44 enterprise.
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Lewis Hamilton has been employed as a producer to work on a brand new F1 movie (Picture: GETTY)
The film is ready to be directed by Joseph Kosinski, who oversaw High Gun: Maverick, one other movie starring Cruise and the sequel to the 1986 authentic which catapulted the actor into the Hollywood limelight. And High Gun: Maverick screenwriter Ehren Kruger has already reportedly written the screenplay for the F1 movie.
In March, Apple additionally landed the rights to a documentary about Hamilton’s groundbreaking life and distinguished profession in System One. And the media big noticed off competitors from Paramount, MGM, Sony, Common, Disney, Netflix and Amazon in a bidding battle for the rights to create the brand new F1 movie. However it’s unknown when filming for his or her newest venture will start and when will probably be launched.
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Lewis Hamilton has received seven F1 world titles (Picture: EXPRESS)
Motorsport movies and documentaries have proved to be an enormous hit with viewers in current occasions, with Netflix’s Drive to Survive pulling in an enormous viewers, whereas F1 movie Rush, which starred Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl as James Hunt and Niki Lauda, was an enormous hit in cinemas.
Hamilton, in the meantime, isn’t any stranger to the large display screen and had cameos in entrance of the digicam in Automobiles 2 and three and Zoolander 2, whereas he additionally appeared in pc sport Name of Responsibility: Infinite Warfare. And in 2019, the 37-year-old stated: “I do not know if I’m ever going to be good at motion pictures, however I am going to give it a strive.”