One of the film's executive producers, Keya Morgan, tells TMZ the "Gotti" project was originally supposed to be distributed by Lionsgate Premiere. a branch of the company that handles smaller, niche releases.
"Unfortunately, the reports were speculation bordering on fake news", the actor told Deadline. They are now looking for a new distributor, with a view of getting the film into the wild in 2018. "Lionsgate was planning on a minimal release and I did an investigation into people who might have the interest and financial wherewithal to better release it". It wasn't easy to get Lionsgate to give it up.
Travolta says he found a partner in Edward Wilson, who has produced films like Woody Allen's "Cafe Society" and "Wonder Wheel".
The feature film directorial debut of Entourage star Kevin Connelly, Gotti showcases what is described as a breakout performance Travolta as the Teflon Don, head of the Gambino crime syndicate that became the racketeering/loansharking/murder-extortion scourge of '80s NY. "I invited his group, they saw it and bought it".
Travolta then revealed that Lionsgate said "no" twice but eventually let it go after he begged them. The film's producers felt the same, and activated a buy-back clause in the original deal.
The mob epic stars Travolta as the famed NY mobster John Gotti, a larger-than-life real-life mob figure with a compelling story who had somehow never before been the subject of a full-on Hollywood biopic. The film costars Travolta's wife Kelly Preston as Victoria Gotti, the mob wife-turned gossip columnist and reality star as well as William DeMeo as Sammy "Bull" Gravano, the mob underboss who ultimately turned on Gotti. "We are hoping to take this movie to Cannes; it's a movie star film that deserves the glitter of Cannes, and then a wide release shortly thereafter".
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In exchange for his plea, federal prosecutors dropped multiple counts of wire fraud, which carry a maximum of 20 years in prison. Judge Cox earlier this year sentenced Volkswagen Engineer James Liang to 40-months in prison.
How do you top a film that made $1.672 billion at the box-office? Thanks to this big success, a sequel was undoubtedly coming. The issue at hand could be what to do with dinosaurs moving forward and Malcolm has been called upon as an expert witness.
Trail also appears to cover his head, though the camera only ever shows his eyes from the angle that Boswell holds the recorder. May God allow everlasting rest unto thee. "It's with heavy hearts that we share this most recent update with you all".
The decision comes after Pyongyang's continuous missile tests in the Sea of Japan disregarding worldwide opposition. Federal regulation from 1997 prohibits all US airlines from flying over the Flight Information Region of Pyongyang.
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Severe gales and snow showers have caused travel disruption, school closures and power cuts as Storm Caroline sweeps in to the UK. Forecasters are expecting the storm - the third named storm of the year - to bring gusts of up to 80mph in northern Scotland.
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ESPN's Chris Low reported , however, that Sherrer is a name to watch for on Pruitt's prospective staff at Tennessee. In 2007, Pruitt joined Nick Saban's inaugural staff at Alabama under the title director of player personnel.
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Steam Announces It Will No Longer Support Bitcoin
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Starbucks opens its largest location in China
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