brad pitt According to the producer, he’s testing his driving skills in his upcoming Formula 1 biopic – and watching real racers jerry bruckheimer,
“It’s going to be very exciting,” Bruckheimer, 80, said. entertainment tonight The new film was filmed while attending the Formula 1 Grand Prix with Pitt, 59, in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 18. “We have Brad Pitt racing. We did some background filming and we will be back here next year.
He praised Pitt’s skill behind the wheel, teasing, “He does it all himself. He is an amazing athlete, the drivers are amazed to see how good he is.”
The filmmaker revealed that his team had to stop shooting the racing biopic due to the SAG-AFTRA strike. The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) strike ended earlier this month after it began in July. This was followed by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike, which lasted from May to September, fighting both against the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) for better labor laws, pay, and AI restrictions for their members. .
With the strike over, Bruckheimer revealed that his crew filmed some stuff in Las Vegas for the big event last weekend. He also revealed that the cast “will be in cars after the first day of the year” as they resume shooting in full swing.
According to Bruckheimer, Pitt, for his part, will begin filming in mid-December. The producer said of the film’s premise, “It’s all about the drama and the characters.” “It’s a great character study, the characters, the drivers, the people around them who run those teams, the managers of the teams.”
The sports film has no official title, but Pitt was previously announced to play fictional racer Sonny Hayes. Sonny is a retired athlete who has returned to F1 racing to train and help Joshua Pearce.Damson Idris,
Before production shut down last summer, Pitt and Idris, 32, were spotted in white racing jumpsuits at the British Grand Prix in July. The two were seen shooting scenes for the project in England and interacting with real racers.
In the months that followed, Pitt did not pursue any other projects, but kept himself busy by promoting his relationship with girlfriend ines de ramon,
The pair were first linked in November 2022 after being spotted together at a Bono concert in Los Angeles. “Brad and Ines’s relationship is going really well,” a source exclusively revealed. us weekly Earlier this month, the couple declared they were “in love,” noting that their romance has been a year in the making.
Although Oscar winner and De Ramon, 33, “isn’t jumping into [marriage] As of now,” the insider said, adding that they are “going the distance” and focusing on the future.