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Tentatively set for release in 2018, the Enzo Ferrari biopic will likely give us a fascinating and intimate look an the Ferrari founder’s life. Meanwhile, in Holy Shit News, some thieves tried to steal Ferrari’s body from its tomb this week.

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On Tuesday, Italian investigators said that they managed to “foil a plot” to steal Ferrari’s body and demand a ransom for it, reports Reuters.

Police in Nuoro on the island of Sardinia said at a news conference that they “suspected that a gang had planned to demand a ransom from the Ferrari family or company” after stealing the body, which is buried in an above-ground family tomb in the San Cataldo cemetery in Modena.

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Reuters reports no further details about the plot, but notes that it was discovered while an arms and drug trafficking investigation that led to a bunch of arrests was going on.

Ferrari died on Aug. 14, 1988 at the age of 90. We assume.

via Autoblog