The director of Heat and the actor Gucci trace a critical moment in the life of the founder of the racing car team.
The mockery of his pitiful Italian accent in the Gucci by Ridley Scott did not discourage him from tackling another transalpine legend. Adam Driver shoots under director Michael Mann Ferrari. The ambitious biographical film retraces a crucial year in the life of the founder of the racing car team. Adam Driver takes on the title role of Enzo Ferrari. Two official photos of the actor have been posted online. We see the star of Star Wars and Annette graying hair. At 38, Adam Driver is two decades younger than his character.
In 1957, Enzo Ferrari suffered setback after setback. Threatened by bankruptcy, he must face a disintegrating marriage and the death of one of his children. Determined to go all out, he enlisted his pilots in the legendary Mille Miglia endurance race: 24 hours on the open road between Brescia and Rome.
Competition from Apple
In addition to Driver, Michael Mann has gathered for his big return to the cinema Penélope Cruz who lends her features to the flouted wife Laura. Shailene Woodley plays Enzo’s mistress Lina Lardi. The roles of the pilots are held by Peter Collins and Piero Taruffi Jack O’Connell and Patrick Dempsey. The former star of Grey’s Anatomy is an experienced driver, always faithful to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Portago’s iconic Fon will be played by Gabriel Leone.
Returned behind the camera for the pilot episode of the series tokyo viceMichael Mann has not shot for the cinema since hacker in 2015. In the making for many years, Ferrari was initially to rest on the shoulders of Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman. Ferrari should be released in 2023.
Michael Mann is not the only one interested in the fate of the Scuderia. Apple is developing its own series project on Enzo Ferrari and entrusted it to the creator of the series in costume Peaky Blinders Steven Knight.