Updated news on the Gambino, Genovese, Bonanno, Lucchese, and Colombo Organized Crime Families of New York City.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

International rights sold for upcoming mob movie


Brian O’Shea and Nat McCormick will attend the AFM with the real-life Bonnie And Clyde thriller to star Michael Pitt and Nina Arianda.

Raymond De Felitta will direct Rob The Mob from a screenplay by Jonathan Fernandez about ex-con lovers who rob mob social clubs frequented by New York criminals after it emerges during the trial of Gambino crime lord John Gotti that such establishments are gun-free.

When they discover a comprehensive list of mob family members it sparks the interest of rival gangs and the authorities. Bill Teitler will produce the project, which is said to be in the vein of True Romance.

“We are very excited to bring this thrilling real-life tale to our international buyers,” said The Exchange founder O’Shea. “Rob The Mob is a great film to sell; it has all the right ingredients – great stars, a fantastic story and a built-in marketing angle given the film is ripped from the headlines.

http://m.screendaily.com/5048207.article



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