Brad Pitt dressed rather a lot like his famous “Fight Club” character Tyler Durden at his recent appearance at F1 Grand Prix.
Pitt wore tinted sunglasses, jeans, and a fitted jacket – much like the look that his cool-guy anarchist character made famous in 1999.
Pitt – who’s been dating Ines de Ramon, 30, for a 12 months – has been to the F1 tracks regularly as of late, since he’s been filming the racing movie “Apex,” which he’s co-starring in with Javier Bardem, Damson Idris and Tobias Menzies.
Pitt will play veteran driver Sonny Hayes, who has come out of retirement to compete alongside young rookie Joshua Pearce (Idris).
“It’ll be very exciting, we now have Brad Pitt racing, we did some background filming and we’ll be back here next 12 months,” producer Jerry Bruckheimer told Entertainment Tonight of the upcoming film.
“He does all of it himself,” he added of Pitt. “He’s an incredible athlete, the drivers are amazed at how good he’s.”
He concluded: “It’s all concerning the drama and the characters. It’s an important character study, the characters, drivers, the people around them who run those teams, the managers of the teams.”
On Saturday, nevertheless, Pitt seemed more fascinated by dressing like Tyler Durden than an F1 driver.
“Fight Club” got here out nearly 25 years ago, following the unnamed narrator (Edward Norton) as an insomniac office employee bored along with his life, who befriends the uber-cool soap salesman (Pitt), and the 2 form a fight club for men that soon spirals into domestic terrorism.
Durden was the image of masculine cool, because — spoiler alert from 20 years ago — it turned out that he was the narrator’s split personality, and the narrator’s fantasy of what he aspired to be.
In October, the movie made headlines when director David Fincher spoke out about how fans have misinterpreted it.
“It’s inconceivable for me to assume that folks don’t understand that Tyler Durden is a negative influence,” Fincher told The Guardian on the time.
“Individuals who can’t understand that, I don’t know easy methods to respond and I don’t know easy methods to help them.”