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Actor Robert de Niro to portray Enzo Ferrari in upcoming movie

Snapshot: Robert de Niro has confirmed that he will play the role of Enzo Ferrari in the upcoming movie named Ferrari.

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If you a big movie buff and an automobile enthusiast too, you must have seen the classic 1998 movie - Ronin. The movie stars the famous Italian-Amercian actor Robert de Niro and does some high-speed car chase sequences in the movie, making it one of the most sought-after automobile movie in the history of Hollywood. And now we have a big news for you!

The famous Italian-Amercian actor Robert de Niro

The legendary actor has recently announced that he will play the role Enzo Ferrari in an upcoming movie named 'Ferrari'. The interview was given to an Italian newspaper Il Messaggero where is confirmed that the movie will be based on the life of the legend himself - Mr. Enzo Ferrari, father of Ferrari. The film will hit the theaters somewhere around mid 2016.

The movie will cover the life of Ferrari from 1940s to 1980s, while Clint Eastwood has shown his interest in directing the film. "For me it is an honor and a joy to tell the life of an extraordinary man who revolutionized the automotive world and across historical periods and different social, from fascism to democracy, from war to economic well-being," Robert De Niro said.

"It will have a high budget and will cover a wide span – from 1945 to the eighties in a twisted game of eras and episodes”, said Gianni Bozzacchi, producer of the movie and owner of Triworld Cinema. "There will be a hagiographic account: describe the character with light and shadows, successes and sorrows as the death of the beloved son Dino, who died in 1956 at just 24 years due to a serious illness”.

All we can say after hearing the news is that we simply can't wait for this one. Not many automobiles legends have been brought alive on the big screen apart from Tucker, the man, and his dreams, about the designer Chris Tucker and Rush, revealing the fierce rivalry between Nicky Lauda and James Hunt, the legendary F1 drivers.

Also click here to check the maiden win of Ferrari in 2015 F1 season!

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