It’s been a yr since Brad Pitt was noticed on the British Grand Prix, not as a spectator however because the star of a then-untitled movie about System One racing. So it’s no coincidence, maybe, that in the present day marks the discharge of the film’s first teaser trailer. F1, as we now comprehend it’s titled, is from Apple Authentic Movies and is made together with the System One group—so audiences ought to seemingly count on thrilling feats of driving and superb velocity over a important take of the multi-billion-dollar trade.

Within the trailer, which options Brad Pitt dismissing questions on security as associated to the development of a race automobile, Queen’s “We Will Rock You” gives the soundtrack to some really spectacular footage of F1 vehicles dashing alongside numerous tracks. Pitt’s “aw shucks” grin, nonetheless boyish at age 60, additionally makes its inevitable look.

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Brad Pitt, star of the upcoming System One-based film, walks within the Pitlane throughout observe forward of the F1 Grand Prix of Nice Britain at Silverstone Circuit on July 05, 2024, in Northampton, England.

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Talking with Deadline, director Joseph Kosinski (High Gun: Maverick) says that the manufacturing’s relationship with the System One group meant the movie turned the 10-team operation’s “eleventh group.”

“We’re capturing at the precise Grand Prix, there are specific elements of this movie the place we’re working in very, very tight home windows, capturing on the observe, between observe and qualifying classes, in entrance of lots of of hundreds of individuals,” Kosinski says.

In line with producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Pitt (who performs a retired racer who returns to the game) and co-star Damson Idris (within the movie, a hot-shot up-and-coming driver) skilled for 3 months behind the wheel of System 3 and System 2 vehicles below the tutelage of driver Lewis Hamilton, who made F1 historical past on Sunday as the primary driver to win 9 races.

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Brad Pitt walks within the Pitlane throughout observe forward of the F1 Grand Prix of Nice Britain at Silverstone Circuit on July 05, 2024 in Northampton, England.

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Hamilton, who triumphed on the British Grand Prix Sunday, can be an govt producer on the movie. The champ “was actually impressed with them, with their driving,” Bruckheimer says of Pitt and Idris.

The film, which has but to finish filming, has been rumored to be one of the costliest movies ever made. Hamilton disputed that declare in Could, and Bruckheimer additionally pushed again in opposition to ballooning funds rumors with Deadline—however declined to supply up precise prices. “We will’t provide you with a quantity as a result of that’s Apple’s cash, they usually can speak about it,” he mentioned. “However what I feel you’ll be able to say is it’s fairly a bit decrease than what’s been reported.”

F1 is about for worldwide launch on June 25, 2025, and in theaters in North America on June 27. Regardless of Apple’s backing of the film, “We’ve all the time approached it as a theatrical movie,” Kosinski tells Deadline. “As for when and the place it seems downstream, I feel that’s nonetheless to be decided, however the one means you’ll be capable of see it when it first comes out is in theaters.”