Apple TV+ sets Ferrari series from Steven Knight; Stefano Sollima to direct

The project is currently in pre-production in Rome, Italy

Peaky Blinders' Steven Knight, is creating and writing drama series Ferrari, about race car driver and entrepreneur Enzo Ferrari, for Apple TV+. 

Surburra filmmaker, Stefano Sollima, is set to direct and the series is currently in pre-production in Rome, Italy.

Ferrari is inspired by Luca Dal Monte’s book Ferrari Rex and will tell the story of how Ferrari rebuilt his racing team from scratch following the death of his son and the betrayal by his former lead driver. 

The series is produced by Lorenzo Mieli of The Apartment Pictures in co-production with Nicola Giuliano from Indigo, and Fremantle.

Paolo Sorrentino, who wrote and directed Netflix’s The Hand Of God, is executive producing along with Mieli, Giuliano, Knight, Sollima, Giulio Marantonio and Lorenzo De Maio.

This article originally appeared on our sister site, screendaily.com

Apple TV+ sets Ferrari series from Steven Knight; Stefano Sollima to direct
Steven Knight, Screen
Apple TV+ sets Ferrari series from Steven Knight; Stefano Sollima to direct
Steven Knight, Screen

Peaky Blinders' Steven Knight, is creating and writing drama series Ferrari, about race car driver and entrepreneur Enzo Ferrari, for Apple TV+. 

Surburra filmmaker, Stefano Sollima, is set to direct and the series is currently in pre-production in Rome, Italy.

Ferrari is inspired by Luca Dal Monte’s book Ferrari Rex and will tell the story of how Ferrari rebuilt his racing team from scratch following the death of his son and the betrayal by his former lead driver. 

The series is produced by Lorenzo Mieli of The Apartment Pictures in co-production with Nicola Giuliano from Indigo, and Fremantle.

Paolo Sorrentino, who wrote and directed Netflix’s The Hand Of God, is executive producing along with Mieli, Giuliano, Knight, Sollima, Giulio Marantonio and Lorenzo De Maio.

This article originally appeared on our sister site, screendaily.com

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