Ben Foster To Play John Gotti Jr.

Ben Foster (“The Mechanic,” “3:10 to Yuma”) has joined the cast of Barry Levinson’s indie drama “Gotti: In The Shadow of my Father” for Fiore Films.

Foster has scored the key major role of John Gotti Jr., the son of John Gotti Sr. (John Travolta) who is the head of the Gambino crime family. The James Toback-penned film will explore the pair’s relationship.

Al Pacino and Kelly Preston also star. Shooting kicks off in January in New York City.