The director and actor discuss what it took to bring driving legends James Hunt and Niki Lauda to life. Howard calls Bruhl "courageous" for portraying Lauda, whom he calls "as iconic as anyone" where the actor grew up. "It is not unlike tackling Ali."
Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl star as racing legends James Hunt and Niki Lauda in Ron Howard's Formula 1 movie. The movie from Universal Pictures and Cross Creek Pictures is set to be released on September 27.