The deal came to be after Younger spoke with Warners exec Jon Berg about his passion project, the racing drama Isle of Man. Berg thought Younger would be a good fit for a biopic about racing legend, Ayrton Senna, then titled Formula One. He has since been recrafting the story using John Frankenheimer's Grand Prix as a starting point. The film is now planned as an "adventure set in the modern racing world, without the cliches of pics like Days of Thunder."
The project has a budget of $150 million,