John Travolta may play New York mob boss John Gotti in a new ‚ÄúGotti‚ÄĚ film executive produced by Marc Fiore and it will depict three generations of the crime family.
Marc Fiore told Entertainment Weekly, ‚ÄúWe would love to have him. He‚Äôs a terrific actor. John Gotti, Sr. ‚ÄĒ he‚Äôs an icon. And so is Travolta ‚Ä¶ The Gottis have an image already. People know who they are. You can‚Äôt just be a good actor, you have to be a great actor who can become John Gotti.‚ÄĚ
He added, ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs going to be the new ‚ÄėGodfather.‚Äô It‚Äôs a story about a father and a son, but the father happens to be John Gotti Sr.‚ÄĚ
The Gotti family has signed exclusives to be consultants on the film, which is reported to begin filming in summer 2011.