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James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari to Open in November for Awards Consideration



20th Century Fox a unit of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has released the 1st poster for Logan filmmaker James Mangold’s new film Ford v. Ferrari, announcing that the 1st trailer for the movie debuted Sunday night.


The story is set against the backdrop of 1966’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France and follows maverick American car designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) who sets out to build a race car that would allow Ford to challenge Ferrari, with Christian Bale playing fearless British racer Ken Miles who gets behind the wheel of the new Ford racer.

Messrs Shelby and Miles were missioned by Henry Ford II and Lee Iacocca to build an new racer from scratch that could defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

Ford v Ferrari was initially slated for release this Summer, Fox, now owned by Disney (NYSE:DIS) pushed the film back to this Fall to better position it for an awards run.

The first footage from the film wowed audiences at CinemaCon earlier this year.

Ford v. Ferrari opens in theaters on November 15th.

HeffX-LTN overall technical outlook for DIS is Neutral in here.

Have a terrific week.

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