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Brad Pitt movie about Formula 1 will simply be called 'F1'

Associated Press

London 鈥 Brad Pitt's movie about Formula 1 coming to cinemas next year will simply be called 鈥淔1,鈥 the racing series said Friday.

Seven-time world champion聽Lewis Hamilton聽is a co-producer of the project, which collected footage at F1 circuits around the world this year and last.

Actor Brad Pitt walks through the paddock before the British Formula One Grand Prix race at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England, on July 9, 2023.

Footage was taken聽at Silverstone聽鈥 home of the British Grand Prix 鈥 and at the Hungaroring near Budapest; as well as the historic Spa Francorchamps in Belgium; Japan鈥檚 popular Suzuka track; and Abu Dhabi鈥檚 Yas Marina circuit.

Pitt was at Silverstone on Friday and walked through the paddock area.

In the film, the 60-year-old American plays a former driver who returns to F1 alongside a rookie teammate, who is played by London-born actor Damson Idris. Their fictional team is called APXGP.

The film is directed by Joseph Kosinski of 鈥淭op Gun: Maverick鈥 fame.

The film will be released next June, F1 said in a statement.