20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for James Mangold’s racing drama ‘Le Mans ’66’ (or Ford Vs. Ferrari in the US) starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon.
Directed by Mangold, Bale plays the role of British driver Ken Miles, Damon takes on the role of American Car Designer Carroll Shelby. The film also stars Jon Bernthal, Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas, Ray McKinnon and Caitriona Balfe.
The film is released in UK cinemas November 8th.
Le Mans ’66 Synopsis
Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in LE MANS ‘66, based on the true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.