Gandolfini Joins Pelham 123 Remake

James Gandolfini will play the mayor of New York City in the Denzel Washington-led Sony Pictures remake of “The Taking of Pelham 123” says Variety.

Directed by Tony Scott, Gandolfini will plays a politician under incredible pressure to end a crisis when a packed subway car is ransomed by a criminal (John Travolta) and his gang.

Ganolfini is presently producing an untitled drama that casts him as author Ernest Hemingway for director Philip Kaufman.