FEBRUARY 16, 1998
Stallone to base F1 film on Senna
MOVIE STAR Sylvester Stallone, who has bought the rights to make a film about Formula 1 racing is understood to have begun work on a script in which the central character will be based on Ayrton Senna. Stallone says that he will not act in the movie himself but there is no word as yet as to who will take the leading role.
Stallone is expected to be in Melbourne for the Australian Grand Prix, with shooting for the film expected to begin later this year. Stallone is expected to work with Universal Studios, which is sponsoring the Williams team this season.
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