NSix years since it was first announced, the highly anticipated Lamborghini biopic – titled Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend – Finally a full preview trailer is online.
And, well, you might forget some important details of what you read in our previous story below. There is no Alec Baldwin as Enzo Ferrari, and no Antonio Banderas as Ferruccio Lamborghini.
New Leading Men – Italian-American actor Frank Grillo (One of those ‘that guy!’ Actor) and Irish legend Gabriel Byrne – bring plenty of talent to the roles, without overshadowing the storylines of their predecessors’ blockbuster names.
The trailer casts Ferrari as the villain, Of courseand Lamborghini as the protagonist who – after Ferrari famously tells Lamborghini he won’t take advice from a tractor mechanic – vows to beat his new ally-enemy at his own game.
The film’s director, Bobby Morisco, is an Academy Award-winning writer – who shared an Oscar with co-writer Paul Haggis for the 2004 film Crash. However, his directorial credits are mostly limited to small screen series and films, none of them international hits. Car enthusiasts must be hoping. Lamborghini to become his breakout directorial hit.
You can watch the trailer below. An Australian release date is yet to be announced, but it will hit screens overseas on November 18. (In the meantime, you can watch again Ford vs. Ferrari…)
The story so far
2017: Lamborghini movie announced
The idea has been floating around for a while, but distributor AMBI has confirmed that a biopic on the life and times of Ferruccio Lamborghini is in the works.
Antonio Banderas is set to play Lamborghini, alongside Alec Baldwin as his nemesis Enzo Ferrari.
Some big-name talent has also been recruited behind the scenes, with Michael Redford (“The Merchant of Venice,” “The Postman”) directing the film from a script by Bobby Morisco (“Crash,” “Million Dollar Baby”). Directing.
The AMBI group of Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi first started the project in 2015 when they optioned the rights to “Ferruccio Lamborghini”. La storia ufficiale”, written by the car maker’s son Tonino Lamborghini.
Set to debut at the Cannes Film Festival, the film, working title “Lamborghini – The Legend,” follows the manufacturer’s career as a tractor, military vehicle maker and, ultimately, designer of some of the world’s most iconic supercars. , presiding over Automobili Lamborghini until his death in 1993 until the late 1970s.
A colorful character and one of Italy’s richest men, Lamborghini had a car for every day of the week and his love of women, the celebrity lifestyle, and getting one over. Il CommendatoreEnzo Ferrari is the stuff of legend.
Racing biopics like Senna and the dramatic Rush (the story of the rivalry between Niki Lauda and James Hunt) have beaten box office predictions, perhaps because of the appetite for motoring films that are more rooted in reality than the need for speed. . The Fast and the Furious franchise.