EXCLUSIVE: Paul Ben-Victor set to join Harvey Keitel, Emile Hirsch and Ruby Rose in gangster drama directed by George Gallo The legitimate sage, which tells the true story of Tony Spilotro, a dreaded mob cop from the crime syndicate known as the Chicago Outfit. Ben-Victor will play the role of Spilotro.
Based on an original screenplay by Nicholas Celozzi and Jim McGrath, the film is about Spilotro, who ran the Chicago outfit that came to power in the 1920s under the famous Al Capone. Spilotro neglected the outfit’s skimming operations in Las Vegas. There he met a young man who aspired to be big in Hollywood as an actor. The mafia boss surrounds him and draws him into his criminal world.
Celozzi is a producer for Monaco Films alongside Richard Salvatore for March on Productions. Michael Sportelli of Monaco Films and Freddy Braidy are the executive producers.
Ben-Victor most recently appeared in roles in Martin Scorsese Irish on Netflix where he played real estate developer Jake Gottlieb. He also appeared alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie and Nicholas Hoult in The banker. The next step for Ben-Victor is Netlfix Monster which also stars Jennifer Hudson, John David Washington and Jeffery Wright. He also appears in Tim Kirkby’s upcoming film. Last looks with Mel Gibson and Charlie Hunnam.
Ben-Victor is replaced by APA and Zero Gravity Management.