The title of the upcoming Formula 1 movie starring Brad Pitt will be called ‘F1’, it has been confirmed, with an official teaser set to air shortly before the start of Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

F1 has enjoyed a popularity boom over recent years under the ownership of Liberty Media, with innovations such as Drive to Survive – the widely acclaimed Netflix docuseries – contributing to the sport gaining legions of new fans.

Name of F1 movie starring Brad Pitt revealed

An F1-related movie, starring Pitt and counting Mercedes driver and seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton among the producers, has been in development some time, with filming taking place on grand prix weekends over the last 12 months.

Ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix, Formula 1, Apple Original Films and Warner Bros. Pictures have confirmed that the title of the blockbuster will simply be ‘F1’.

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An official teaser will be aired on the Formula 1 world television feed at 14:33 (BST) on Sunday 7 July, less than half an hour before the start of the race at Silverstone, round 12 of the F1 2024 season.

The plot of the film will revolve around the tale of Sonny Hayes (Pitt), a driver who returns to F1 with the fictional APXGP team to compete against the sport’s teams and drivers. Hayes’ team-mate, Joshua Pearce, will be portrayed by Damson Idris.

‘F1’ will be released internationally on June 25 2025, with the North American release date coming two days later.

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