Apple Original Films' Formula 1® feature starring Brad Pitt gets global theater release date

Apple Original Films’ highly anticipated currently untitled Formula 1® feature starring Brad Pitt and hailing from director Joseph Kosinski to be released globally in theaters in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures on June 27, 2025

New film follows a Formula One driver who comes out of retirement to mentor and team with a younger driver

Formula 1® has been made in partnership with Formula 1® and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Plan B Entertainment and F1® world champion Lewis Hamilton, stars Pitt, Damson Idris, Academy Award nominee Kerry Condon, Academy Award winner Javier Bardem, Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe Award nominee Tobias Menzies, Sarah Niles, Kim Bodnia and Samson Kayo. Formula 1 and Apple Original Films have announced that their highly anticipated movie about the sport will be distributed in theatres and in IMAX by Warner Bros. Pictures internationally on June 25, 2025, and in North America on June 27, 2025


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June 17, 2024 - Today Apple Original Films announced that its highly anticipated Formula 1® feature film starring Brad Pitt and hailing from director Joseph Kosinski, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Plan B Entertainment, and seven-time F1® world champion Lewis Hamilton’s Dawn Apollo Films banner, will be distributed in theaters around the world and in IMAX by Warner Bros. Pictures in North America on June 27, 2025, and internationally beginning June 25, 2025. Made in collaboration with Formula 1®, the new film is immersed in the exhilarating and cinematic world of F1®, as filming takes place at races on the sport’s calendar.

Starring Brad Pitt as a former driver who returns to Formula 1®, alongside Damson Idris as his teammate at APXGP, a fictional team on the grid, the feature has been shot during actual Grand Prix weekends as the team competes against the titans of the sport. The star-studded cast also includes Academy Award nominee Kerry Condon, Academy Award winner Javier Bardem, Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe Award nominee Tobias Menzies, Sarah Niles, Kim Bodnia and Samson Kayo.

Kosinski (“Top Gun: Maverick”) directs and produces the feature alongside Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman of Jerry Bruckheimer Films; Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner for Plan B Entertainment; and Hamilton under his Dawn Apollo Films banner. The film is made in collaboration with Formula 1® and the F1® community, including the 10 F1® teams and their drivers, the FIA and race promoters. Academy Award nominee Ehren Kruger (“Top Gun: Maverick”) writes the screenplay. Copper CEO Penni Thow serves as executive producer.

The wide theatrical release will also include IMAX theaters. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theater geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.


About Apple Original Films

Momentum around the Apple Original Films slate continues to grow since the debut of Apple TV+ four years ago. In addition to Apple making history as the first streaming service to land the Academy Award for Best Picture with “CODA,” Apple Original Film “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” also recently earned the Academy Award for Best Animated Short, and “Killers of the Flower Moon” landed 10 historic Oscar nominations, including Best Picture. In addition to its upcoming Formula 1® feature, highly anticipated Apple Original Films include “Fly Me to the Moon,” starring Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum and premiering in theaters July 12; an upcoming Jon Watts thriller starring Academy Award winners George Clooney and Brad Pitt, who will both produce under Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures and Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment; “The Instigators,” a heist-gone-wrong film starring Matt Damon and Casey Affleck for director Doug Liman; “Blitz,” from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sir Steve McQueen; and more.

About Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group

Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group is comprised of Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures Animation. Warner Bros. partners with the world’s most inspiring storytellers to create extraordinary entertainment on every screen for the global audience. Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group has been at the forefront of the motion picture industry since its inception and continues to be a leading creative force, producing the broadest slate of films for worldwide theatrical release.

About Formula 1®

Formula 1® racing began in 1950 and is the world’s most prestigious motor racing competition, as well as the world’s most popular annual sporting series. Formula One World Championship Limited is part of Formula 1® and holds the exclusive commercial rights to the FIA Formula One World Championship™. Formula 1® is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, FWONA, FWONK, LLYVA, LLVYK) attributed to the Formula One Group tracking stock. The F1® logo, F1® FORMULA 1® logo, FORMULA 1®, F1®, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX, PADDOCK CLUB and related marks are trademarks of Formula One Licensing B.V., a Formula 1® company. All rights reserved.

About Apple TV+

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Source Apple TV+

June 18, 2024 9:00am ET by Apple TV+  


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