Adam Driver, Penélope Cruz, and Shailene Woodley joined Michael Mann’s racing movie “Ferrari.” The big-budget biopic follows former race car driver and auto manufacturing giant Enzo Ferrari in the summer of 1957.
Adam Driver, Penélope Cruz and Shailene Woodley in Michael Mann’s ‘Ferrari’!
He grapples with the threat of bankruptcy at his marriage, which is in crisis because of the grief of a son, and the company he and his wife founded for 10 years.
In the shadow of all this, Ferrari starts a daring race and is located in the Mille Miglia, 1,000 miles from Italy. Driver replaces Hugh Jackman, who originally signed on to play the title character. Cruz plays Enzo’s wife, Laura Ferrari, and Woodley plays his mistress, Lina Lardi.
STX took over the worldwide rights to the movie. Mann co-wrote and will direct the screenplay with Troy Kennedy Martin, based on the book “Enzo Ferrari: The Man and the Machine” by Brock Yates.
Mann also produces Moto Productions with PJ van Sandwijk and John Lesher, as well as Lars Sylvest, Thorsten Schumacher, and Gareth West. Niels Juul is the executive producer. Principal photography will take place this spring in Italy.
“Having these wonderfully talented artists and actors Adam Driver, Penélope Cruz, and Shailene Woodley, being able to bring these unique characters to life in Modena and Emilia-Romagna, is a vision that comes true,” Michael Mann said in a statement. said.
STX President Adam Fogelson said: “There’s more to Ferrari than just a story about a human and his machine. It’s an extraordinary and emotional story that Michael has been developing for years.” and the entire crew at STX are looking forward to the start of production with this dreamy cast and filmmaker.
Adam Driver is one of the most talented and fascinating actors of our time, and we couldn’t be more excited to have him reunited with Penélope, whose legendary career has risen with every role she takes.” said.