Paging Joaquin Phoenix for Mafia Murders Movie
Joaquin Phoenix, semi-retired but on the way back, is being sought for a new movie about Mafia murders.
Phil Carlo, the legendary crime writer, has optioned his book, “The Butcher: Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath,” to New York based Jailbird Productions. Famed “GoodFellas” writer Nicholas Pileggi is penning the screenplay.
Everyone involved wants Phoenix to play Tommy Pitera, now serving multiple life sentences for being the mob’s most vicious hit man from the Bonnano crime family.
Full Article: Showbiz411.com
On being offered the role of Tommy Pitera
"He said no boss……he says he has a million dollars in the bank….."
"I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse……"