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RARE F1 Brad Pitt movie role of Lewis Hamilton revealed by Hollywood star

RARE F1 Brad Pitt movie role of Lewis Hamilton revealed by Hollywood star

One of the stars of the upcoming Formula 1 film starring Brad Pitt has described the role Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton played in the production of the film.

The film, whose title was recently revealed as F1Pitt will play the role of fictional former driver Sonny Hayes, who is brought back to the sport to drive for the 11th team on the grid: APX GP.

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The trailer for the movie was plagued ahead of Sunday’s British Grand Prixand showed footage filmed at various circuits on the F1 calendar, including Silverstone, Spa and Monza.

To add an extra element of reality, Hamilton has a producing role in the film, alongside Pitt, Jerry Bruckheimer and director Joseph Kosinski.

Brad Pitt to star in F1 film
APX GP ‘F1 cars’ on track for filming

What is Lewis Hamilton’s role in the F1 movie?

Starring alongside Pitt in the Hollywood film is London-born actor Damson Idris. Idris will play the role of Joshua Pearce in the film – Pitt’s rookie teammate at APX GP.

In an interview previewing the film, Idris spoke about how Hamilton added authenticity to the film, calling his role a “rarity.”

“Well, there is no better person to teach you everything about Formula 1 than Lewis Hamilton,” Idris explained to IWC Schaffhausen.

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Lewis Hamilton helped produce the F1 film

“So Lewis comes in and he basically calls BS – he lets us know ‘hey, that wouldn’t happen,’ which is a rarity in this art form.

“As I said, it’s a fictional story, so if we have someone who lives, breathes and sleeps Formula 1, we couldn’t be in better hands.”

When is Brad Pitt’s F1 movie coming out?

The F1 film starring Brad Pitt will be released internationally on June 25, 2025, while the film will be released in North America two days later, on June 27, 2025.

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