Rush 2by Erico_the_Great | created - 08 Aug 2017 | updated - 29 Jan 2018 | Public
The actors who should play the top figures during the Prost-Senna rivalry in a potential Rush sequel.
Please comment if I should include anyone else.
1. Ayrton Senna
Self | Formula 1
Ayrton Senna da Silva was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to a wealthy family. When he was four years old his father Milton bought him a go-kart, and by age eight Ayrton was regularly competing in karting events. His career progressed quickly, and in 1982 he moved to England to pursue his racing. In 1984...
World champion of the 1988, 1990 and 1991 seasons.
2. James Franco
Actor | 127 Hours
Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...
As Ayrton Senna.
3. Alain Prost
Self | Gasoline
Alain Prost was born on February 24, 1955 in Lorette, nr. Saint-Chamond, Loire, France as Alain Marie Pascal Prost. He is known for his work on Gasoline (1984), F1 1989: How to Win a Championship (1989) and Formule Villeneuve (1983). He is married to Anne-Marie Prost. They have two children.
World champion of the 1985, 1986, 1989 and 1993 seasons.
4. Adrien Brody
Actor | The Pianist
Adrien Nicholas Brody was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York, the only child of retired history professor Elliot Brody and Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy. He accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice, and credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the ...
As Alain Prost.
5. Ron Dennis
Self | Senna
Team principal of the McLaren F1 team.
Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel
Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus ...
As Ron Dennis.
Self | Formula 1
Nigel Mansell was born on August 8, 1953 in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire, England as Nigel Ernest James Mansell. He has been married to Roseanne since 1975. They have three children.
World champion of the 1992 season.
8. Clive Owen
Actor | Closer
British actor Clive Owen is one of a handful of stars who, though he is best known for his art house films, can handle more mainstream films with equal measures of grace and skill. Owen is typically cast as characters whose primary traits are a balance of physical strength, intellect, conflicting ...
As Nigel Mansell.
Self | Formula 1
Nelson Piquet was born on August 17, 1952 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Nelson Piquet Souto Maior.
World champion of the 1981, 1983 and 1987 seasons.
10. Wagner Moura
Actor | Tropa de Elite
Moura was born in Salvador, a city located in Northeast Region of Brazil, but grew up in the small town of Rodelas, Bahia. His mother, Alderiva, was a housewife, and his father, José Moura, was a Sergeant in the Brazilian Air Force. At the age of 13, he moved with his family to Salvador, Bahia.
As Nelson Piquet.
Actor | Cars
Michael Schumacher is a German retired racing driver. He is a seven-time Formula One World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He was named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year twice.
Schumacher holds many of Formula One's driver records, including ...
World champion of the 1994, 1995 and 2000-04 seasons.
Actor | Dallas Buyers Club
American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is ...
As Michael Schumacher.
13. Frank Williams
Self | Horizon
Frank Williams was born on April 16, 1942 in South Shields, County Durham, England as Francis Owen Garbatt Williams. He was previously married to Virginia Berry.
Team principal of the Williams F1 team.
14. Ed Harris
Actor | The Truman Show
By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned a reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time.
Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally. ...
As Frank Williams.
16. Damián Alcázar
Damián Alcázar (born January 8, 1953 in Patzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico) is a Mexican actor, who is best known for portraying Colombian drug lord Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela in the Netflix series Narcos.
Damián Alcázar studied acting first at the National Institute of Fine Arts and at the Theatrical ...
As Jo Ramírez.
17. Gordon Murray
Gordon Murray is known for his work on Formula 1's 60th Anniversary: Plus Ça Change (2011) and How to Go Faster and Influence People: The Gordon Murray F1 Story (2012).
The designer of Brabham and McLaren F1 cars.
18. Michael Sheen
Actor | Masters of Sex
Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus".
Sheen was born in Newport, Wales...
As Gordon Murray.
Self | Formula 1
Bernie Ecclestone was born on October 28, 1930 in Bungay, Suffolk, England as Bernard Charles Ecclestone. He has been married to Fabiana Flosi since August 2012. He was previously married to Slavica Radic and Ivy Bamford.
Team principal of the Brabham F1 team.
20. Toby Jones
Actor | The Hunger Games
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, Toby Edward Heslewood Jones was born on September 7, 1966 in Hammersmith, London. His parents, Freddie Jones and Jennie Heslewood, are actors as well. Toby has two brothers: Rupert, ...
As Bernie Ecclestone.
Self | Senna
Jean-Marie Balestre was born on April 9, 1921 in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He died on March 26, 2008 in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
FIA President from 1985-1993.
22. Gérard Depardieu
Actor | Cyrano de Bergerac
Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare", along ...
As Jean-Marie Balestre.