Thursday, August 4, 2011

GOTTI: IN THE SHADOW OF MY FATHER (Cast News)


  • BEN FOSTER MIGHT BE IN THE SHADOW OF JOHN TRAVOLTA

The most pivotal role in the Gotti: In The Shadow Of My Father (as it is now entitled) has been cast. Ben Foster will be playing John Gotti Jr.  
Ben Foster in Alpha Dog
From the sound of it, Foster and Travolta will both be playing the man at different times of his life, but could be possible that they could infact be playing father and son. It’s all just rumour for the moment.
 He is a solid choice for the role as his managed to show that his able to play a whole range of different roles.
With Al Pacino also in the cast, Barry Levinson is re-writing the script alongside James Toback and plans to kick off shooting in January. Foster, meanwhile, seems to delighted to team up once more with the man who gave him an early break. "Barry Levinson was the first director who took a chance on me, and I have a career because of him. This is a film about family, fathers and sons. I am deeply honoured for the opportunity to work with Barry and the amazing cast he is assembling to help bring the story of the Gotti family to the screen."
Gotti will focus on the family dynamic within the mob group, and follow how Gotti Jr eventually breaks away from his father in an attempt to leave the world of crime behind...

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