Big-budget biopic will tell the incredible story of the man behind the company.
Although the rumors about this production have been ongoing for more than ten years, it seems thatthe Enzo Ferrari biopic, depicting the life of the legendary car manufacturer,has finnally come one step closer to hitting the silver screen. Speaking to Italiannewspaper Il Messaggero, Hollywood superstar Robert De Niro announced that hewill be playing the ultimate Italian automaker in an upcoming production, stating thatproduction will soon be underway and that it is expected to be released as soon as 2016.
The film, which is reported to be an extremely high-budget production, will beproduced by photographer/producer Gianni Bozzacchi. "The film will betitled Ferrari and will be based on an epic story," said Bozzacchi, quashingprevious reports that it would be named "Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars,and the Races." Whatever the title, Bozzachi promises that "It willhave a high budget and will cover a wide span – from 1945 to the eighties in atwisted game of eras and episodes.” According to De Niro, "It is an honorand a joy to tell the life of an extraordinary man who revolutionized theautomotive world."