As you're likely aware by now, the classic 1976 Formula 1 season is being immortalized courtesy of the movie Rush, showcasing the rivalry between the British James Hunt, driving for McLaren, and the Austrian Niki Lauda, driving for Ferrari. In the film, the fun-loving Hunt is played by Chris Hemsworth and the super-serious Lauda by Daniel Brühl.

Both of the actors can be seen front and center in the video below, a featurette on the upcoming film, with commentary from director Ron Howard. You'll see some of the racing action from the movie, a few shots of Brühl playing Lauda before and after his terrible accident and a sense of why Howard was so drawn to document this particular racing season.

Scroll down below to watch the video.


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      TrippulG3
      • 1 Year Ago
      This is one movie for which I may have to break my rule of never going to the movies on opening night.
      budwsr25
      • 1 Year Ago
      I have been looking forward to this movie all year. I hope it opens the door to more movies like it in the future.
      Feurig
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looking forward to it! I haven't seen a serious racing movie in a while, especially F1.
      ICantDrive88
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks good! Almost good enough to make up for Chris's overacting.
      miketim1
      • 1 Year Ago
      im already on line . . . .
        • 1 Year Ago
        @miketim1
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      MIKE
      • 1 Year Ago
      In the words of Jeremy Clarkson, Im so excited to see this, Im nursing a semi.
      Brodz
      • 1 Year Ago
      Can't wait. Looks to be a fantastic movie.
      d.hollywood
      • 1 Year Ago
      Bigger foreign box office than domestic.
      ferps
      • 1 Year Ago
      Lauda > Hunt
        ksrcm
        • 1 Year Ago
        @ferps
        You could say Vettel > Kimi and I would very strongly disagree. I'm not team owner, I'm spectator, therefore Kimi has much higher value to me than Vettel. I was "there" during that season ('76), but way too young to understand a point past who crashed where. So, I cannot comment directly on your statement, but I believe it would be very similar as it is between Kimi and Seb Vettel if this was going on now.
      Termin8
      • 1 Year Ago
      Since Ron Howard is doing it, I'm fairly sure it will be done well, and appeal to the widest audience possible.