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December 3, 2021

Alexandra Maria Lara to star in Niki Lauda biopic

The Romanian-born German actress Alexandra Maria Lara will take on the female lead in the feature film “Rush”, based on the life and career of the old-time Formula 1 pilot Niki Lauda, to be directed by Ron Howard, variety.com reports. The actor Chris Hemsworth will be playing James Hunt, the British pilot who was Niki Lauda’s arch-rival, while the Spanish-German actor Daniel Bruhl will take on the famous Austrian pilot’s part. The project will be directed by Ron Howard, based on a script written by Peter Morgan, centred on the rivalry between the two pilots in the 1970s.

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