Chazz Palminteri cast in Barry Levinson’s “Gotti” film

HollywoodNews.com: Just announced: Chazz Paliminteri has been cast as monster Paul Castellano in Barry Levinson’s “Gotti” film. Chazz joins John Travolta, Ben Foster, and who knows, maybe even Lindsay Lohan.

James Toback rewrote the script after Levinson took over this summer from Nick Cassavetes. Castellano, of course, was gunned down in front of Sparks Steak House in New York quite famously back on December 16, 1985. Since then, diners look both ways before exiting, and don’t take home that many doggie bags. (It could be their last meal.) You could say Chazz has “steaked” his claim on this movie. “Gotti” is shaping up to be quite an event, and not for vegetarians.

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One Comment

  • August 24, 2011 | Permalink |

    I predicted this. I hope they also include some of the following gangster film genre actors in this movie:
    Andy Garcia, Armand Assante, Christopher Walken, Harvey Keitel, Jack Nicholson, James Caan, Joe Mantegna, Michael Madsen, Paul Sorvino, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

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