Great news: Internationally renowned film-maker Ridley Scott will be responsible for a new screen drama around the 24h race of Le Mans called ‘The Drivers’.
Interestingly it will be a series in television format based on the enduro classic as it used to be in the 1950s/1960s, telling the story of the legendary men who risked everything to win at Le Mans. It’s bound to be an epic story of courage and ambition. Ridley and Tony Scott will be co-producing the package drama series for the international market and the story will be based on the book, Shelby: The Man, The Cars, the Legend written by Wallace A. Wyss and optioned from Iconografix. It tells the true story of wild young drivers from the US, Germany, France, Italy and Britain, friends and rivals, amateurs risking everything for a shot on the tracks. Can’t wait to see it.