Daniel Bruhl, Riccardo Scamarcio, Team Volker Bruch for ‘2 wins’ – The Hollywood Reporter
With Ron Howard’s sports biopic wick tree After winning one of Europe’s fiercest rivals in Formula 1, race car drivers are now set to receive the same treatment, and again with Daniel Brühl behind the wheel. .
The King’s Man and Zookeeper’s Wife the star is collaborating with Riccardo Scamarcio (John Wick 2, Loro) and Volker Bruch (Babylon Berlin) because the 2 winsinspired by events surrounding the legendary 1983 World Rally Championship.
By Italian director Stefano Mordini’s (The players, Pericle), the film aims to document the rivalry between Germany (Audi) and Italy (Lancia). Sports Battle is considered a story between David and Goliath, where the fire, cheeks and imagination of the Italians fight against the technical prowess and perfection of the Germans in a race to the finish line.
Lebowski is producing the film with the Recorded Picture Company and Metropolitan Films co-producing. Rai is an Italian distributor. 2 wins produced by Jeremy Thomas along with Scamarcio (The players, L’ombra del giorno). The film will begin production in mid-May in Italy and Greece with access to several real-life locations, including the Lancia office and Balocco Test Track. HanWay Films is handling worldwide sales and will start selling films at Cannes.
Filippo Bologna (Perfect Stranger) wrote the screenplay with Mordini and Scamarcio. Mordini and Scamarcio are close collaborators working together for the first time on a crime drama Pericle, screened in the Uncertainty category of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Since then, the duo have worked together three times Invisible witness, The players and most recently, Catholic School. Mordini’s films have been featured at film festivals around the world, and he was previously nominated for the Golden Bear at the 2005 Berlinale and the Lion at the 2012 Venice Film Festival. 2 wins marked his first English-language feature film.
Faced with formidable rival Roland Gumpert (Brühl) and his senior Audi team (including the Queen of Speed, Michele Mouton), team manager Lancia Cesare Fiorio (Scamarcio) faces the most defeat. determined in the 1983 World Rally Championship. But Fiorio’s ingenuity and cunning stood the test of time, and he set out to find a way to steal the victory. Like any good heist, Fiorio assembles an unusual team, including Jane McCoy, the team’s doctor and nutritionist, who become the necessary shield against Cesare’s bravery. Luck comes to Cesare when he lures the zen-like Walter Rohl (Bruch) to drive to Lancia. But it is worth noting that Röhl will only compete in the races that he enjoys. Using every trick at his disposal and bending the rules as he goes, Fiorio drives into dangerous territory from start to finish, all with a reckless desire to win.
“2 wins It’s a story about archery. A story about a friendship and a love rival. To win or lose, be willing to risk everything,” said Scamarcio.
Thomas added: “This competition between man and machine, with the desire to win in its own way, will thrill audiences around the world.
“It is exciting that once again Scamarcio and Mordini are working together on 2 wins,” commented HanWay Films CEO Gabrielle Stewart. “They have real passion as a creative partnership. Their energy and kinetic vision for the film are irresistible and will enliven the colorful dynamic world surrounding the 1983 World Rally Championship with all the larger-than-life characters. its. ”