GOTTI: IN THE SHADOW OF MY FATHER
Levinson in talks to direct Gotti biopic - report
RAIN MAN and THE NATURAL moviemaker BARRY LEVINSON is in talks to replace NICK CASSAVETES as the director of JOHN TRAVOLTA's Gotti family biopic.
Cassavetes quit Gotti: Three Generations, due to a scheduling conflict, just a week after staging a press conference to announce his leading men, Travolta and Joe Pesci, last month (Apr11).
But his director's seat won't be vacant for long, according to trade paper Variety.
Levinson is slated to take charge of the Fiore Films project, which will star Travolta as mob boss John Gotti, Pesci as his deputy Angelo Ruggiero and Lindsay Lohan as John Gotti Jr.'s wife Kim.