Tom Cruise in talks to play racing champ in 'Go Like Hell'

Washington, October 25 (ANI): Tom Cruise is in talks to star in 'Go Like Hell' which will be directed by Joseph Kosinski.

The 51-year-old American star's representative has confirmed that the 'Top Gun' actor is in talks to play racing champ turned engineer Carroll Shelby in the movie, based on A.J. Baime's 'Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and their Battle For Speed and Glory at Le Mans', E! Online reported.

Shelby was instrumental in helping Lee Iacocca and Henry Ford II turn Ford Motor Co. into a formidable player in the high-speed world of European auto racing. (ANI)