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Report: Joe Pesci sues the Gotti’s claiming he got screwed over role…

Joe Pesci is suing the film makers of “Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father” accusing them of yanking the role Anglo Ruggiero, after gaining 30 lbs for the role like he was asked. Instead they asked him to play a smaller role of Anthony “Gaspipe” Casso with a smaller pay of $1 Million. The film also stars John Travolta and Al Pacino.

Read the full story, here.

Well I’m siding with Joe. If you’re dealing with the Gotti’s who were all former mob men, you can’t trust any of them. I’m surprised Travolta and Pacino are both still on the project.


Report: Nick Cassavette’s pulls out of “Gotti: Three Generations”…

Pictured above: Travolta, Gotti Junior, and Lindsay Lohan.

Director, Nick Cassavettes pulled out of directing “Gotti: Three Generations”, the John Gotti “Dapper Don” biopic film, due to scheduling conflicts. Cassavettes committed himself to do a different independent film titled, “Yellow”. The producers of the Gotti film are looking for a replacement director.

More on it, here.

Looking at the pic above, it seems that Travolta gets along with Lindsay quite well. If she can keep herself out of jail, then maybe she’ll actually be in this movie.


Report: Joe Pesci joins the cast for new John Gotti Sr. biopic, Lindsay Lohan in talks to star as well…

Fiore Films, announced that actor, Joe Pesci has joined the cast of “Gotti: Three Generations”. Pesci will be playing the “Dapper Don’s” deputy, Angelo Ruggiero. Lindsay Lohan is in talks for an un-named major role in the film.

Deadline, reports.

I bet Lindsay Lohan is going to be Victoria Gotti, “The Dapper Don’s” wife. Just google up pics of Victoria Gotti. Her and Lindsay both look alike.


BREAKING NEWS: John Travolta is set to play John Gotti Sr., aka “The Dapper Don”…

Now that John Travolta have got his personal life straightened out, this is a good time for him to return to work. John had a roller coaster ride with his life for the past year, he took a long hiatus from Hollywood. Now that he’s back, he will play John Gotti Sr. aka “The Dapper Don”, the legendary mob boss.

It will be an indie film, called, “Gotti: The Three Generations”. The film will be directed by Nick Cassavettes.

Read the story here at, The Hollywood Reporter.




To those who thought “The Dapper Don” was an evil man…read up…

After doing more research on the “Dapper Don’s” history, I’m beggining to see, that John Gotti Sr. wasn’t that bad of a guy as everyone thinks he is. People online are treating him as a vicious serial killer. As in “evil”…but was he really all that evil?

Read and learn:


He may have committed crimes most of his life but they weren’t really serious crimes, mostly burglaries, hijacking, and all that little stuff. He only murdered two people. Paul Castellano and Thomas Billoti. The only reason they were killed, ’cause they were bosses of the Gambino family and Gotti wanted to take over. If you look up the wikipedia’s of Castellano and Billoti, you can see that those two guys were dangerous animals. In reality, Gotti “The Dapper Don” wasn’t really all that bad.

Maybe that’s what Sly wants to prove in the film.


Thought: In defense of Stallone’s “John Gotti” biopic…

This movie that Sly and Junior Gotti is planning is getting a lot of negative critique by reader comments in other film blogs. No surprise to me, ’cause Sly Stallone always gets mixed opinions with his movies. I’m going to take some time to defend this movie.

You see, I know Sylvester Stallone has acting talent. It’s very rare that he brings out his acting talent. The only two films that he showed his true acting talent were the first “Rocky” and the movie “Cop Land”, which were his two best performances. He just does action films for entertainment instead of showing his acting talent if you know what I mean by that. With this “Dapper Don” film he has planned, I really think this will be Sly’s third chance to bring out his acting talent again. If Sly does a good job with this movie, he could possibly land himself in the Oscars again (the first Rocky won best picture). Maybe even get nominated for Best Actor, Best Director or Best writer, who knows. I just want Sly to pick the right movie where he can show his true acting talent again. I think the John Gotti movie is the right choice. Also, I don’t think this John Gotti movie is going to be an action film. Looks like it’s going to be a mob drama. Kind of like the Godfather, the Departed, Scarface, etc.

I’m a really huge fan of mobster flicks. I FUCKING LOVE THEM! I’m glad Sly is finally doing one. You ask, why does it have to be John Gotti when it should be Al Capone instead? Do we really need another Al Capone movie? There are hundreds of Al Capone movies out there and I don’t think we need another one. On top of that, Sly already starred in an Al Capone movie, called, “Capone” made back in 1975.


Honestly, John Gotti hasn’t had a biopic film yet, and I think he deserves one. I think his story needs to be told and Sylvester Stallone deserves to be in charge ’cause both men are very similar in a haunting way.

Sly is no stranger to mobster flicks, yes, he’s done them before. Remember, the movie “Shade”? Where he plays the Dean? That’s a mobster movie.


The John Gotti biopic also looks like it’s going to be a sad movie as well. Gotti died in prison with cancer, so think how Sly can play an emotional death scene playing the character. John Gotti Sr. was a mob boss that actually had a pretty large fan following. Again, it’s kind of similar to Sly. The Gotti biopic will be a pretty large casting, ’cause they need to find actors for the Gambino family. They need to find someone for Junior Gotti too.

Also, they would need someone to play Paul Castellano ’cause he was a big part of the Gambino family…


Yeah, I can see the “Gotti” biopic, being a serious drama if you know “The Dapper Don” history well. It could be a very intense movie. Sly has done action flicks for most of his career. I think he wants to do something a little different and something more serious this time. Yes, Gotti maybe a crazy psychotic madman, but if you knew how he committed his crimes, he only killed people that deserved to die. He never killed the innocent. That is why he was considered a hero and why he grew a “fan” following back in those days.

I support Sly 100% toward this project and I can’t wait for Sly to reveal more stuff about this movie in the future. Give Sly a chance with this one, ’cause I truly think he’ll show his acting, directing and writing talent with this movie all the way.


Report: About Stallone making a movie about John Gotti, it’s true!!!

TMZ posted a video of Sly going to dinner with John Gotti Jr., the son of the famous, “The Dapper Don”. Gotti Jr. confirms the movie IS in the works and the script is being written too. When Sly finally arrived at the restaurant, Sly was pretty much tight lipped and kept his mouth shut everytime questions were asked about the movie. Except Sly did confirm at the end of the video, he is planning to play John Gotti Sr., and has been wanting to do this for years.

See the video here:


The question is, how much will Sly play John Gotti in the film? Will it be throughout the entire movie or just a small role?

It seems that Sly is no fan of TMZ, it seemed he was in no mood to talk to them. Gotti Jr. seems like a real friendly guy though.

I’m pretty sure Sly will speak to the movie industry about this movie very soon since TMZ was the first to leak the news. I’m looking forward to hearing more!