Joe Pesci has signed on while Lindsay Lohan is in talks for “Gotti: Three Generations”, the upcoming biopic of American mobster John Gotti currently in the works at Fiori FIlms reports Coming Soon.
A press conference was held this morning in New York City confirming the news and despite Lohan’s deal to play Victoria Gotti not yet being finalised, the actress was in attendance. Pesci is set to play Angelo Ruggiero, the mob enforcer who handled contract killings for the Gambino crime family and something of an ‘uncle’ to Gotti’s son.
As previously announced, John Travolta will play John Gotti in the Nick Cassavetes-direct film which looks at the man’s life from the point of view of his son. That role they’re currently in talks with an actor about but aren’t ready to announce him as yet.
Shooting is slated to kick off in October.