Saturday 18 November 2017

Christian Bale and Michael Mann revving up for Ferrari biopic

Christian Bale
Christian Bale
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Batman star Christian Bale has signed up to play the legendary Enzo Ferrari in Michael Mann's biopic.

Deadline reports that the film will begin shooting next summer after a 15 year build by Mann, who had partnered Sydney Pollack on the project at one point.

The film is set in 1957 and based on Brock Yates' biography, 'Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races, the Machine'.

Bale and Mann previously worked together on Public Enemies in 2009, which had a lukewarm critical reception.

Bale is currently filming The Jungle Book: Origins in which he plays Bagheera.

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