“It’s a beautiful tale of the story of Ferrari battling with Maserati for supremacy in speed, yet it’s not a racing movie: it’s a ‘Godfather’ movie with racing in it,” said Cecchi Gori Pictures CEO Niels Juul.
Juul said he is in advanced talks with a well-known U.S. director who has passion for the project and expects to announce the name shortly.
The script, which has been around for years, is by Troy Kennedy Martin (“The Italian Job”) and David Rayfield (“Out of Africa”). Kennedy Martin wrote the original script while David Rayfiel did revises.
Juul said his company