Apple TV+ revs up its wheels with an Enzo Ferrari TV series from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and Oscar winner God’s hand director Paolo Sorrentino attached as executive producer with Directed by Stefano Sollima.
Created and written by Knight, Ferrari is based on Luca Dal Monte Ferrari Rex and examine how, in the pursuit of pure speed, the driver and entrepreneur devoted his genius to building the fastest race car in history, but left a trail of tragedy and torment along the way. Between 1956 and 1961, deeply hurt by the death of its eldest son Dino and by what it saw as a betrayal of its principal driver Juan Manuel Fangio, Ferrari rebuilt its racing team from the ground up, selecting five promising rising stars. car racing to fight for victory. .
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The Fremantle Property Show The young pope producer The Apartment Pictures and Indigo Film have assembled a top creative team, with Knight writing, Sicario: Day of Soldado Stefano Sollima directs and produces Sorrentino alongside Lorenzo Mieli, Nicola Guiliano, Knight, Solima, Giulio Marantonio and Lorenzo De Maio. Dal Monte is a historical consultant.
Ferrari is Knight’s second Apple TV+ show after the sci-fi thriller See, with Jason Momoa and Alfred Woodard, which will end soon after three seasons.
“I am thrilled to tell such an evocative story about this legendary man and his iconic brand,” said Knight. “Enzo Ferrari’s utterly extraordinary life has been defined by his dramatic personal and professional journey, and Ferrari is a celebration of an incredibly complex and fascinating human being.
Ferrari Rex is published by Giorgio Nada Editore and Giunti.
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