Skip to main content

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Why trust us?

F1: Apple reveals official title and poster for Brad Pitt’s Formula 1 movie

Brad Pitt sits in the front seat of a car with a racing helmet.

Brad Pitt’s Formula 1 movie now has a title and a poster. On Friday, Apple confirmed the official title of Pitt’s racing movie, F1.

Per Apple, Pitt stars as Sonny Hayes, “a former driver who returns to Formula 1.” Damson Idris will star as Joshua Pearce, Hayes’ teammate at APXGP, a fictional team on the grid. The rest of F1’s ensemble includes Kerry Condon, Javier Bardem, Tobias Menzies, Sarah Niles, Kim Bodnia, and Samson Kayo.

Joseph Kosinski directs and produces F1 from a script by Ehren Kruger. This marks Kosinski’s first directorial effort since Spiderhead and Top: Gun Maverick, with the latter grossing nearly $1.5 billion worldwide while receiving six Oscar nominations. Like Top: Gun MaverickF1 will rely on practical effects, with filming done at real F1 events, including this weekend’s British Grand Prix. The film marks a collaboration with Formula 1 and the F1 community, including 10 F1 teams and their drivers.

Jerry Bruckheimer produces F1 alongside Pitt, Chad Oman, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, and seven-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton. Production companies include Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Plan B Entertainment, and Dawn Apollo Films.

F1 is a huge gamble by Apple Orginal Films, which acquired the film for $130 million to $140 million, before above-the-line compensation. Filming began in July 2023, but quickly shut down due to the Hollywood strikes. According to Matt Belloni of Puck, F1’s budget has exceeded $300 million because of the strikes and the practical effects. If true, F1 would become one of the most expensive films of all time.

Warner Bros. Pictures will release F1 in theaters and IMAX on June 27, 2025. It will stream on Apple TV+ at a later date.

Dan Girolamo
Dan is a passionate and multitalented content creator with experience in pop culture, entertainment, and sports. Throughout…
10 classic Old Hollywood movies for beginners
Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman share an intimate moment in Casablanca.

The classics are classics for a reason, with many of the most important and influential movies ever made emerging out of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Spanning from the 1920s to the early 1960s, these foundational works would go on to shape and define what modern Hollywood and filmmaking, in general, would look like. For anyone interested in these critical masterpieces, there are a few that should be considered essential viewing.

From the fantastical The Wizard of Oz to the romantic Casablanca, the best Old Hollywood movies for beginners are crucial, yet approachable works that are still widely celebrated and referenced today. These 1o films in particular are timeless classics that capture the spirit of Hollywood's golden age, easily transporting audiences to a different time.
Gone with the Wind (1939)

Read more
Like Fly Me to the Moon? Then watch these 3 great movies now
Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum lean on a pier railing in Fly Me to the Moon.

Two-time Academy Award nominee Scarlett Johansson stars opposite Channing Tatum in the romantic comedy Fly Me to the Moon. Set in the 1960s amid the space race, the film centers on the unexpected romance that blossoms between a marketing executive preparing a fake moon landing in case the real one fails and a NASA executive preparing for the Apollo 11 mission.

2024 has already produced several great movies, and while Fly Me to the Moon doesn't break any ground, it remains a sweet and surprisingly clever period piece with a compelling story and a fantastic performance from Johansson. Those who love the film's unique blend of satire, comedy, and romance will surely want to check out these other movies that share similar themes, comedic approaches, and even a fair share of romance.
Down with Love (2003)

Read more
3 underrated shows on Netflix you need to watch in July 2024
Three people stand patiently in front of a desk.

Netflix is bringing the heat this July with new content. Cobra Kai makes its long-awaited return for its sixth and final season. The first of three parts streams on July 18. Before the Olympics, Simone Biles will be the subject of a new documentary series, Simone Biles Rising, an inside look into one of the best gymnasts ever. For reality fans, Too Hot to Handle season 6 hits Netflix later this month.

These shows will spend significant time on the homepage. However, other series on the genre pages can be streamed with the push of a button. From dramas and comedies to reality and thrillers, Netflix has compelling shows in every genre. Try watching these three underrated shows in July, including a brilliant spinoff to a beloved crime drama, an emotionally rewarding romance, and a slick CIA thriller.
Better Call Saul (2015-2022)

Read more