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07th May 2018

John Travolta transforms in to vicious gangster John Gotti for new role

James Dawson

He looks a lot different in the newly released footage.

A new trailer has shown John Travolta as Gambino crime family boss John Gotti ahead of the first screenings of the biopic of the late mafia don, titled GOTTI.

Gotti was the head of the Gambino crime family in  1980s and 90s, going through three high-profile criminal trials – and being acquitted at each one, before he was finally snagged by police.

The project is directed by Kevin Connolly, and starring alongside Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston, who plays Gotti’s wife Victoria. As well as, Stacy Keach, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Spencer Lofranco, William DeMeo, Leo Rossi, and Victor Gojcaj.

A plot synopsis for the film reads: “GOTTI follows infamous crime boss John Gotti’s (John Travolta) rise to become the “Teflon Don” of the Gambino Crime Family in New York City. Spanning three decades and recounted by his son John Jr. (Spencer Lofranco), GOTTI examines Gotti’s tumultuous life as he and his wife (Kelly Preston) attempt to hold the family together amongst tragedy and multiple prison sentences.

The film will be released 15 June this year.

Clip via – Gotti Film

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