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Sunday, January 22, 2017

New TV series on the Rizzuto crime family coming in 2017


Not for FEATURED IMAGE spot. Bad Blood book cover
Rogers Media announced Thursday that principal photographer has finished on the six-part drama series Bad Blood? The Vito Rizzuto Story, which stars Anthony LaPaglia (Without a Trace) in the lead role, as crime boss Vito Rizzuto.
The series, which was filmed in Montreal and Sudbury, also stars Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy) as right-hand man Declan Gardiner and Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas) as patriarch Nico Rizzuto Sr.
Bad Blood the series will be broadcast in the fall in English on City and FX and in French on Radio-Canada. It is based on the book Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto’s Last War by Antonio Nicaso and Peter Edwards. The series description reads:
Kim Coates as Declan Gardiner in the TV series Bad Blood, set to air on City, FX and Radio-Canada in fall of 2017.
“When Rizzuto is suddenly arrested and extradited to Colorado’s Supermax Prison for the 1981 murders of three Bonanno crime family members, the powerful empire he built begins to crumble. Rizzuto watches helplessly as his family and friends are killed one by one. Upon his release from prison in October 2012, a Shakespearean-level revenge tale unfolds, leading to the brutal murders of his closest companions, and ultimately, to the death of Rizzuto himself.”

http://montrealgazette.com/storyline/rizzuto-the-tv-series-on-a-tv-screen-near-you-in-fall-2017


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