Apple Studios has revealed a first-look picture from Brad Pitt’s hotly anticipated Method One function.
The untitled movie, which additionally options Snowfall star Damson Idris in a lead position, is ready on the earth of elite motor racing. Pitt stars as a former F1 driver who returns to race for the fictional APXGP staff, a middling outfit, alongside Idris’ character.
The film is being produced in collaboration with F1 and will probably be shot in and round precise Grand Prix race weekends. The challenge is trying to faucet into the present reputation of F1 racing that has been fueled by Netflix’s dramatic docuseries Drive to Survive.
The movie is a reunion for the artistic staff behind High Gun: Maverick, with director Joseph Kosinski collaborating as soon as extra with author Ehren Kruger and producer Jerry Bruckheimer. The forged additionally contains Tobias Menzies (Outlander, The Crown) and Oscar-nominee Kerry Condon (The Banshees of Inisherin).
The drama is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Movies, Pitt’s Plan B Leisure and seven-time F1 champion Sir Lewis Hamilton’s Daybreak Apollo Movies banner.
In June 2022, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that the deal for Apple’s F1 function was a possible game-changer in Hollywood. The distinctive deal, which requires a large theatrical launch with a significant window, could have the artistic staff paid 3 ways: their upfront charges, hefty buyout charges and the theatrical backend. THR reported that as a substitute of a token launch in just a few theaters or a day-and-date opening, the film would have an unique — and world — run of at the least 30 days (one supply says it may even go as excessive as 60 days) earlier than heading to the Apple TV+ platform.
The F1 function is the second Apple starring automobile for Pitt, with the Oscar-winning actor additionally showing in Jon Watts’ upcoming thriller Wolves alongside George Clooney and Amy Ryan. Wolves was additionally topic to an intense bidding warfare amongst Hollywood’s studios and streamers.