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Liotta, Emond Join "Violent Talent"

By Garth Franklin Monday August 12th 2013 11:26PM

Ray Liotta and Linda Emond have joined the cast of Matthew Michael Carnahan's "Violent Talent".

Garrett Hedlund stars as a man who teams with his two oldest friends (Toby Kebbell and Riz Ahmed) to build an 'honest' criminal empire in a contemporary Chicago.

Carnahan says his inspiration for the film is the young Vito Corleone scenes in "The Godfather Part II," basically to explore the genesis and building of a criminal empire.

Liotta and Emond will play the parents of Garrett Hedlund's lead character. Shooting begins early next year in Chicago.

Source: Deadline

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