Tobias Menzies joins Brad Pitt in Apple's Formula 1 film

Tobias Menzies joins Brad Pitt in Apple’s Formula 1 film

Tobias Menzies to join Brad Pitt in Apple’s Formula 1 racing film, The Hollywood Reporter he confirmed.

Kerry Condon and Damson Idris were previously announced to appear in the untitled film by the directing team behind Top Gun: nonconformist, with Joseph Kosinski directing and producing along with Jerry Bruckheimer. Ehren Kruger, one of the authors of maverickwill write the script.

Menzies, who won Emmy Gold for his role as Prince Philip on Netflix The crown, will play an undisclosed role, Apple said on Friday. Menzies also counts Starz’s Foreigner, HBO extension game of Thrones and of AMC The terror among his credits. It is currently in theaters with A24 You hurt my feelings, alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus. He is represented by WME and Conway Van Gelder Grant in the UK

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He’s set to take on the lead role of Edwin Stanton in the upcoming Apple TV+ Manhunt period drama by writer/producer Monica Beletsky about the pursuit of John Wilkes Booth after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

The feature film about Formula 1 racing stars Pitt as a former racing driver returning to the sport. Condon will play the team’s technical director, overseeing the design and development of a sophisticated racing machine.

In addition to Bruckheimer and Kosinski, producers include Chad Oman and Lewis Hamilton’s Dawn Apollo production company, while Copper CEO Penni Thow serves as executive producer. Apple is currently working with Pitt and his Plan B Entertainment on a film directed by Jon Watts, in which he stars opposite George Clooney.

The Formula 1 film will receive theatrical release, with an exclusive, global run of at least 30 days before hitting the Apple TV+ platform. The technological giant, which counts direct to Cannes The flower moon killers and Ridley Scott Napoleon as an upcoming film, it is preparing to release more films in theaters.

Menzies is represented by WME and Conway Van Gelder Grant in the UK