The new trailer from Ron Howards' Formula One dram Rush is stunning – both visually and audibly. Hans Zimmer‘s score is as dramatic as they come, fitting perfectly with the speed and thrill of the racing. The shots of the wheel-to-wheel racing are superb and so exciting.
Having recently found out that he has directed several films I rather enjoyed, and loving a bit of F1, I'm very intrigued as to what Ron Howard has in store for us with his next film Rush.
My mother is a rabid Formula 1 fan, a passion that I do not share but my proximity to it through my life has left me a vague familiarity for the sport and its iconography. It may look like a boring sport, with men driving around all day, but there is ample room for drama. Film fans can get a feel for this sense of drama and excitement by watching Senna, the fantastic documentary about the late F1 superstar.
Ron Howard has a new film coming out based on another great Formula One rivalry, James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Their rivalry, which raged through the mid-70s, lead to Lauda being horribly burned after a car crash, only to return to the championship in a triumphant comeback after just 6 weeks.
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Formula One hasn't always enjoyed the best of fortunes on the silver screen, but Ron Howard looks to have nailed the sport's edge-of-the-seat thrills in his forthcoming film Rush.
Focusing on the rivalry between '70s legends James Hunt and Nicki Lauda (played by Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl respectively), Rush shows how Lauda recovered from a potentially fatal accident half-way through the 1976 season to challenge Hunt for the World Championship.