American actor Vincent D’onofrio (“Calls”, “death”) will play a 10-a serial film “the Godfather of Harlem”. The premiere is scheduled for next year, writes The Hollywood reporter.
The series tells about criminal authority, bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s, was released from prison after a ten-year period. He will try to regain control of his territory, which was controlled previously. For this bumpy unite with a terrorist group, a Genoese family. During one of the decisive street battles, he will meet with the preacher Malcom x, who advocated for the rights of black radical methods.
According to the creators, in this film, will be described in a clash of the underworld with the civil rights movement in one of the most tumultuous periods in U.S. history.
D’onofrio received in the series the role of a former professional boxer Vincent “the Chin” Gigante, who is considered mentally retarded. However, the offender only brings in confusion of his opponents, feigning a low IQ and even madness. With the help of this trick it makes its way from the athlete to the head of the Genoese family. His arch enemy is bumpy Johnson, who will play forest Whitaker (“the Black Panther”, “the Outcast one. Star wars: Tales”).
The script for the film written by Chris Brancato (“Narco”) and Paul Eckstein. This series will be a prequel to Ridley Scott’s “American Gangster” (2007).
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