20th Century Fox Drops Ford v. Ferrari Trailer during Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
The film is based on a true story of a legend 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France in 1966, and characters played in the movie as Carrol Shelby (Damon) and Ken Miles’s (Bale) quest to help Ford Motor Company beat the dominant vehicles of Enzo Ferrari. As Shelby and Miles try to build the fastest possible car, they have to overcome corporate interference and a host of other obstacles.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Bale compared the movie by a David vs. Goliath vs. Goliath film, compete with Carrol and Ken against the Ford Corporation and therefore the perennial winners at Ferrari.
24 Hours of Le Mans is the world’s premier endurance car race, joining the Indianapolis 500 and Monaco Grand Prix for the Triple Crown of Motorsport.
The film is directed by James Mangold, and the film will be released in theatres on Nov 15. Others stars include Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe, Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas, Noah Rupe, Remo Girone, and Ray McKinnon.