Adam Driver as Enzo Ferrari in Michael Mann’s Passion Project

Adam Driver, Penelope Cruzand Shailene Woodley will help tell the story of a racing driver and entrepreneur Enzo Ferrari on the screen. According to the deadlinethe three were chosen for the director Michael Mannthe next movie from Ferrari.

Driver will play Ferrari in the film. He is well known for playing Kylo Ren/Ben Solo in the star wars sequel trilogy. Driver’s other past works include those from 2021 Gucci House, The last dueland Anette. He will also appear in the next films 65and White noise. Hugh Jackman has already been chosen to play Ferrari in the film. Cruz will play Laura, Ferrari’s wife. His previous work includes this year’s The 3552021 Official competitionand Parallel mothers. Woodley will play Lina Lardi, the mistress of Ferrari. She is well known for playing Amy Juergens in The secret life of the American teenager. His other previous works include those of 2021 The last letter from your lover, the To falland Mauritanian. She will also play in the next films Misanthrope and robots.


In the film, Ferrari (now retired from driving) risks bankruptcy from the company he and his wife started ten years ago. The couple is also struggling in their marriage, with one son grieving and another being recognized. Ferrari then decides to roll the dice on a race, the Mille Miglia, which covers 1,000 miles through Italy.

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Mann also co-wrote the screenplay for the film. His previous directorial work includes 2015 Black hat2009 Public enemiesand 2006 miami vice. “To be able to have these wonderfully talented performers, actors Adam Driver, Penélope Cruz and Shailene Woodley, bring these unique characters to life on location in Modena and Emilia-Romagna is a vision realized,” Mann said. He will also produce the film through his Moto Productions banner. Mann has been working on several iterations of the film for two decades. The end Troy Kennedy Martin also co-wrote the film. His previous work includes 2004 Red Dust1988 red heatand 1972 The Jerusalem File.

The film is based on the book Enzo Ferrari – The Man and the Machine by Brock Yates. STX will manage the film’s domestic and international rights. “Ferrari is much more than a story about a man and his machine,” said Adam Fogelson (President of STXfilms Motion Picture Group). “This is an extraordinary and moving story that Michael has been developing for years and the entire team at STX looks forward to the start of production with this dream cast and filmmaker.” PJ van Sandwijk, John Lesher, Lars Sylvester, Thorsten Schumacherand Gareth West will be the producers of the film. Niel Juul will be an executive producer.

No official release date has been announced for Ferrari. Production is expected to start in May.

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