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Release date confirmed for Apple Original Films’ Formula 1 movie

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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.

Created in collaboration with F1, the motion picture is being directed by Joseph Kosinski (Top Gun: Maverick) and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman (Top Gun: Maverick and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), while Lewis Hamilton’s Dawn Apollo Films company is also involved.

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Promising to immerse viewers in the exhilarating and cinematic world of F1, the film will star Brad Pitt as a former driver returning to the sport and Damson Idris as his team mate at APXGP – a fictional 11th team on the grid.

Described as “a landmark for the sport and cinema”, it has been filmed in real-time during Grands Prix around the world and involving the F1 community, including all 10 teams, the drivers, the FIA and race promoters.

Lewis Hamilton’s Dawn Apollo Films company is involved in the production

Lewis Hamilton’s Dawn Apollo Films company is involved in the production

Production of the movie, which began in 2023, will continue at this summer’s British Grand Prix and at several other races, before concluding at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in December.

The star-studded cast 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.

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The global theatrical release will also include IMAX theatres, promising crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customised theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, creating a unique environment for audiences.

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