Rush is an upcoming 2013 American/British biographical action film directed by Ron Howard and written by Peter Morgan about the 1976 Formula One season and the rivalry between drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda, and is due to be released on September 20, 2013. It is scheduled to be shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
After a catastrophic crashat the 1976 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring that could have killed him, Formula One driver Niki Lauda (Brühl) returns to face his rival James Hunt (Hemsworth) in their pursuit of the 1976 World Championship at Fuji in Japan.
- Chris Hemsworth as James Hunt
- Daniel Brühl as Niki Lauda
- Olivia Wilde as Suzy Miller
- Natalie Dormer as Gemma
- Alexandra Maria Lara as Marlene Knaus
- Pierfrancesco Favino as Clay Regazzoni
- Christian McKay as Alexander Hesketh
- Sean Edwards as Guy Edwards