Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 22 November 2014

Sir Michael's a hero for Hamilton

Sir Michael Caine left racing ace Lewis Hamilton starstruck
Sir Michael Caine left racing ace Lewis Hamilton starstruck

Lewis Hamilton couldn't help but get starstruck when he worked on Cars 2 with Sir Michael Caine.

The racing ace, who plays a mobile version of himself in the film, appears alongside the British icon in the eagerly anticipated sequel.

"I'm a huge fan of Michael Caine. I'm going to have to pinch myself several times to even imagine that I'm in a movie with someone that I watched in movies for years and years growing up," he said.

Lewis, who had a lot of input designing his car, said he's a "huge" fan of Pixar films.

"I grew up watching all of them including Cars. I've always wanted to do a role in a movie so it was just a dream. I feel so privileged to be a part of it," he added.

:: Disney/Pixar's Cars 2 opens in UK cinemas on July 22 in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX 3D.

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