John Travolta To Play John Gotti?
By Timothy Farmer
According to Coming Soon itâ€™s been leaked that John Travolta will be putting on his starring role demeanor and taking flight in one of his billion-trilion dollar planes to the production of Gotti.
John Gotti was the leading man for the New York City Gambino crime family following the murder of the previous boss, Paul Castellano. The general population would classify Gotti as the most powerful crime boss during his time. He became known for his flamboyant style and outspoken personality, which in the end lead to his downfall and subsequently his death in 2002.
The rights to the story became available upon the death of Gotti in prison back nine years ago. Presently the rights are owned by Marc Fiore and Fiore Films where actor Leo Rossi (The Accused, Analyze This) is said be supplying the screenplay.
Nick Cassavete, director of The Notebook is contemplating a project that would adapt the life of the big-time crime boss and his son, John Gotti, Jr. James Franco has been approached to play John Gotti, Jr. Marvelous.