SILVERSTONE, England–Brad Pitt’s Hollywood remedy of System One will take the game’s already surging reputation to a different stage, seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton predicted on Thursday.
The actor’s as-yet untitled film is being filmed at Silverstone this weekend in the course of the British Grand Prix, with the manufacturing having a storage and pitwall stand as a fictional eleventh ‘APX GP’ group.
The film automobiles are additionally set to function on the grid, with out driving a formation lap, and be on observe in between the classes.
System One hopes to construct on the attraction of the Netflix docu-series ‘Drive to Survive’.
“We’ve already seen the good work and affect of the Netflix present and I feel it will take it to new heights past that,” Hamilton, who has been advising as a co-producer, instructed reporters.
The Apple TV movie is being directed by Joseph Kosinski, the director of “High Gun: Maverick”, with producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
The oldest present F1 driver is Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso at 41 and Pitt, who performs a driver popping out of retirement to race an up-and-coming rookie, is 59 in actual life.
Hamilton steered that was no large deal.
“Brad seems like he’s ageing backwards. He seems nice for his age,” mentioned the Briton.
“He’s super-fit, he’s been coaching… on the finish of the day it’s a film so there shall be a Hollywood factor to it that may make it plausible.”
Pitt will drive a modified F2 automobile and Hamilton mentioned he had watched the actor get some laps beneath his belt, lately at Silverstone and earlier than that at a observe in Los Angeles, and been impressed.
“I used to be simply watching on the wall. He was simply coming by flat out,” he mentioned.
“We did do a day collectively at a observe in LA and for somebody that hasn’t raced he’s positively already bought a eager eye.
“He loves watching MotoGP so he’s all the time been a racing fanatic. He had already a knack for the strains and he was totally on it, which was good to see.”
Hamilton mentioned the film would additionally do justice to a sport the place automobiles can hit prime speeds of 370kph.
“It’s going to look quick. I feel it’s going to look quicker than it does on TV,” he mentioned.
“You already noticed what he (Kosinski) has executed with fighter jets, what he did with Maverick… bringing that expertise into our world; I feel it’s going to be superb.”
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