Film News Roundup: John Travolta’s ‘Gotti’ Mob Biopic Sets June Release
In today’s film news roundup, “Gotti” gets a release date, Sony buys rights to “Where the Devil Hides,” and Loyola Marymount hires an Oscar winner to be its film school dean.Release DateKevin Connolly, director of John Travolta’s “Gotti,” has announced that the delayed mob biopic will be out on June 15.Connolly made the announcement Monday on his Instagram account.
He did not say which distributor would be handling the release.
Producers of “Gotti” decided in December to buy the movie back from Lionsgate, which had planned a release through its Lionsgate Premiere specialty division in hopes of getting “Gotti” a wide theatrical release.Connolly directed from a script by Lem Dobbs and Leo Rossi.
“Gotti” also stars Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston, their daughter Ella Bleu Travolta, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Stacy Keach, Chris Mulkey, Lydia Hull and Spencer Lofranco.Travolta portrays John Gotti, the flamboyant head
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