The life and legacy of Italian icon Enzo Ferrari from Maranello to Hollywood

Apr 18, 2015 804

by Silvia Simonetti

American actor Robert De Niro's next big screen role is all over the news. Last week he announced in an interview with the Italian newspaper Il Messaggero that he signed to play Enzo Ferrari in a new biopic movie, and both his fans and Ferrari enthusiasts worldwide are looking forward to watching it.

"Ferrari," this will probably be the laconic title, will be mostly shot in Italy as a collaboration between the Italian producer Gianni Bozzacchi and De Niro's own production company. "It is an honor to tell the life of an extraordinary man who revolutionized the world of motor sport," commented the 71-year old Hollywood star, whose paternal grandparents were Italian immigrants from Molise region.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

 

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