Christian Bale has reportedly agreed to play Enzo Ferrari in the upcoming movie based on Brock Yates' book titled "Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races."

According to Deadline Hollywood, the film will be directed by Michael Mann and shooting is scheduled to begin next summer.

Little is known about the movie itself but it is reportedly set in 1957. Those familiar with Ferrari history will know that's the year Alfonso de Portago crashed his  Ferrari 335S at the Mille Miglia killing himself, his co-driver and nine spectators.  This occurred shortly after his son Alfredo - nicknamed Dino - died in 1956.

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