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Ferrari Biopic Teams Hugh Jackman and Director Michael Mann

Ferrari Biopic Teams Hugh Jackman and Director Michael Mann

Michael Mann and Hugh Jackman are teaming up to tell the tale of one of the most influential people in the history of automobiles. Ferrari will be Mann's first directorial effort since 2015's Blackhat and is gearing up to begin pre-production as we speak. Jackman, meanwhile, who is coming off of an acclaimed performance in HBO's Bad Education, is circling the lead role and is being eyed to play Enzo Ferrari, the iconic Italian entrepreneur and racing driver.

Troy Kennedy Martin (The Italian Job) penned the screenplay, which is based on the book Enzo Ferrari: The Man and the Machine by Brock Yates. The acclaimed biography was originally published in 1991 and did a deep dive into the man's personal circle to paint a portrait of the complicated icon. Filming is expected to begin in spring 2021. STX is on board to distribute the movie in the U.K. and Ireland and

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