‘Peaky Blinders’ creator will direct Apple TV+ ‘Ferrari’ collection


Apple TV+ has been reported as being given a inexperienced mild to Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and director Stefano Sollima to create a brand new Ferrari collection based mostly on the founding father of the race firm and the lifetime of Enzo Ferrari.

As shared by The Hollywood Reporter, alongside Knight and Sollima, Lorenzo Mieli and Paolo Sorrentino are the manager producers. The collection is impressed by the best-selling biography Ferrari Rex by Luca Del Monte.

“I’m thrilled to be telling such an evocative story about this legendary man and his iconic model,” stated Knight in an announcement. “Enzo Ferrari’s totally extraordinary life was outlined by his dramatic private {and professional} journey, and Ferrari is a celebration of an extremely complicated and engaging human being.”

Steven Knight, who additionally created Apple TV+ unique SEE, will deal with a five-year interval in Ferrari’s life. Right here’s the logline:

5 years. 5 drivers. 5 deaths. One trial. Within the identify of ardour, within the pursuit of pure velocity. On the middle of all of it a titanic man, complicated and multifaceted, who devoted his genius to the mission of constructing the quickest racing automobile in historical past. Enzo Ferrari: his identify turned a boast, an aspiration, and finally legend. However there was a path of tragedy and torment alongside the best way. Between 1956 and 1961, deeply wounded by the tragic loss of life of his firstborn son Dino and by what he thought-about a betrayal by his lead driver Juan Manuel Fangio, Enzo Ferrari rebuilds his racing workforce from scratch, deciding on 5 promising rising stars of motor racing to battle for victory.

The Hollywood Reporter stated that alongside this TV present, Apple can be producing one other undertaking about Enzo Ferrari with Michael Mann directing a characteristic movie additionally titled Ferrari, starring Adam Driver, Penélope Cruz, and Shailene Woodley.

“As an Italian I really feel honored to get to inform this story of Enzo Ferrari, a shining instance of Italian excellence,” stated Sollima. “By way of his relationship with Ferrari Spring Group, the 5 drivers Enzo ‘adopted’ in his scuderia after the lack of his firstborn son, we are going to discover the distinctive qualities, the good genius and the darkish obsession that turned this man right into a legend.”

The publication stated Mieli will produce the collection for The Residence Photos in coproduction with Nicola Giuliano for Indigo Movie and Fremantle. The manager producers are Mieli, Giuliano, Knight, Sorrentino, Giulio Marantonio, Lorenzo De Maio, and Sollima. Writer Del Monte will function a historic advisor.

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