The First Trailer for Christian Bale and Matt Damon’s Ford v Ferrari Has Arrived— WATCH
This November, car racing gets another shot at Hollywood stardom with the launch of the Ford v. Ferrari movie, a biographical flick telling the story of how Ford took on Ferrari at the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 1966.
Enlisted by Henry Ford II (Tracy Letts), Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) along with a small team must come up with a car that can outpace Ferrari’s coveted race cars, racing in one of the most grueling endurance races that have long been dominated by the French, Germans, and Italians.
With a powerful Ford GT40 Mk.II ready to race, the team is missing just one crucial component, and that is a driver to match this new and unproven supercar — enter Ken Miles (Christian Bale).
Previously titled Go Like Hell the film courted Brad Pitt to star alongside Tom Cruise in the drama back in 2013.
Tom Cruise was the first attached and was supposed to reunite the actor with his Oblivion director Joseph Kosinski. The project had been in development hell ever since.
This is the synopsis for the film:
Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in Ford V Ferrari, based on the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
Watch the trailer for Ford V Ferrari below.
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