Sources say, Bale’s weight gain required to play the role of the iconic car maker caused his an undisclosed health problem. Mann is now frantically trying to find a new actor to play the role as production is set to start this spring.
Bale began the weight gain process for Ferrari he felt necessary, but couldn’t safely be ready in time for Spring, 2016. Vendian Entertainment and YooZoo Bliss Film Fund are financing the project, which plans to shoot this summer in Italy. YooZoo Pictures will distribute “Enzo Ferrari” in China. “Enzo Ferrari” — set in 1957 — tells the personal, intimate story of a passionate man and his sprawling world, at times hilarious and at the next moment devastating, as he faces a brutal challenge to his survival. h/t variety
Bale was just nominated for an Oscar his role in Paramount’s financial drama “The Big Short.”