Here’s a first official look at actor John Travolta as the mafia boss John Gotti in The Life and Death of John Gotti, the upcoming crime drama biography movie directed by Kevin Connolly based on a script by Lem Dobbs and Leo Rossi:
“John Gotti Jr. struggles in his relationship with his father on a personal level as well as his in desire to take his father’s place at the head of the criminal organisation that he established. “Junior” Gotti recounts his father’s bloody rise to power and eventual demise through the narration of a series of flashbacks.”
Does John Travolta look the part as the boss of the Gambino Crime Family?
And thanks to Good Morning America we not only hear from John tavolta and the film’s crew, but we also watch some behind-the-scenes footage:
The Life and Death of John Gotti | John Travolta Interview
John Travolta reveals how he prepared to play the notorious mob boss in the new biopic.
Besides John Travolta, the cast also includes Kelly Preston, Stacy Keach, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Spencer Lofranco, and Victor Gojcaj.
The film has yet to get an official release date.
Stay tuned with us for more details about the movie The Life and Death of John Gotti.
Check out those CBS News videos if you want to learn more about the real-life John Gotti:
60 Minutes Presents: Gotti, Part 1