Ben Foster to play John Gotti Jr. in the GOTTI: IN THE SHADOW OF MY FATHER

Movieby Jim Napier

Ben Foster has joined the cast of Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father. Deadline reports that foster will play John Gotti Jr in the film. He joins John Travolta as John Sr, Al Pacino and Kelly Preston, and  Joe Pesci in the film. The film is being directed by Barry Levinson, who replaced original helmer Nick Cassavetes. Levinson Levinson and James Toback wrote the script. Filming is slated to begin Jan. 3.

Foster got his start with in Levinson's Liberty Heights and has starred recently in such films as, Alpha Dog, The Mechanic and 3:10 To Yuma. I like Foster and think this sounds like a good role for him. What are your thoughts on this news?

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