Mike the Bike movie

The Australian actor and well known petrolhead Eric Bana has started the ball rolling on a film about Mike Hailwood’s legendary 1978 Isle of Man TT comeback.

Bana is writing, co-directing and starring in the feature film that will tell the story of the near-mythical return of Hailwood to the Mountain Course 42 years ago.

British racing motorcyclist Mike Hailwood (1940 – 1981) riding a Ducati on his way to victory in the Formula One race at the Isle of Man TT races, June 1978.

Bana’s acting credits include Hulk, Troy, Munich and The Time Traveller’s Wife.


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