Has Michael Mann discovered his latest muse? After engaged on his extremely anticipated “Ferrari” biopic with Adam Driver solid as Enzo Ferrari himself, it certain looks as if that collaboration went extremely properly and immediately knowledgeable the actor’s potential involvement in “Warmth 2.” The follow-up story, which within the novel takes the fascinating method of appearing as each a sequel and a prequel, gave Mann the liberty to broaden on the backstories and motivations of a number of of the primary gamers all through the motion. Though (spoiler alert!) De Niro’s Neil McCauley is killed off by the top of the unique movie, that did not cease Mann from diving additional into what precisely made such an interesting character tick.
He defined as a lot in a brand new profile with Selection. Though he stops in need of promising that “Warmth 2” will probably be his subsequent movie after “Ferrari” (“I need to make it. But when I do not, I will not be incomplete,” he states on the very finish of the article), he does shed some gentle on how he needs to method the characters within the prequel/sequel:
“Within the prequel, I do not need them to be the identical those who they’re within the film. I would like them to be very completely different. It is what befalls them — the conflicts, the tragedies that occur to them — that made them into the individuals they’re.”
For Neil, it is the occasions of the prequel that give him the gospel, ‘Haven’t got something in life you may’t stroll away from in 30 seconds.'”
We appear to be getting nearer and nearer to “Warmth 2” turning into a actuality, with Driver being eyed to star. However till then, a minimum of we’ve got “Ferrari” to sit up for. Count on the racing drama to reach on Christmas day of this yr.