James Mangold to direct Ford vs. Ferrari film for Fox
Selection studies that director James Mangold has arrange one other mission at 20th Century Fox with an untitled “Ford vs. Ferrari” characteristic movie in regards to the creation of the world’s quickest race automobile.
The outlet additional elaborates on the mission’s plot, saying: “Based on a true story, the film follows an eccentric, determined team of American engineers and designers, led by automotive visionary Carroll Shelby and his British driver, Ken Miles, who are dispatched by Henry Ford II with the mission of building from scratch an entirely new automobile with the potential to finally defeat the perennially dominant Ferrari at the 1966 Le Mans World Championship.”
Selection additionally studies that Mangold is thinking about Matt Damon for the position of Carroll Shelby and Christian Bale for the position of Ken Miles. The director will collaborate with Fringe of Tomorrow screenwriters Jez and John-Henry Butterworth on the screenplay.
It’s unclear what Mangold’s subsequent mission will likely be, nevertheless, as he’s hooked up to a variety of initiatives on the studio. Mangold is growing an X-23 spin-off from final 12 months’s hit movie, and now Oscar nominee, Logan. He’s additionally hooked up to direct the characteristic adaptation of the Don Winslow novel, The Drive, an adaptation of the kids’s novel, Crenshaw, and an English-language remake of Dysfunction, primarily based on the 2015 French-Belgian movie directed by Alice Winocour. He was beforehand hooked up to a characteristic movie primarily based on Patty Hearst, however the mission was cancelled.
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