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Al Pacino to play mob boss in kidnapping thriller

Titled Captivated, the film starring Toby Kebbell and Al Pacino is based on events in the life of mobster Saro Mammoliti

Known for films like The Godfather (1972), Scarface (1983), Women’s perfume (1992) and Fire against fire (1995), Al Pacino continues to work at age 84. One of the actor’s next projects is a kidnapping thriller, in which he will play a mafia boss. The information is from deadline.

The film in question is called Captivatedfocused on the mobster Saroplayed by Toby Kebbell in adulthood and Pacino in the older version. In the plot, based on real events, the protagonist kidnaps the grandson of one of the richest men in the world, Jean-Paul Getty. However, he puts the organization at risk when he falls in love with the victim’s mother, played by Katie Holmesduring rescue negotiations.

It is worth highlighting how one of the film’s producers is Michael Mammolitinephew of Saro Mammoliti, one of the main kidnappers. As the website reported, this has been a project in development for many years. Filming should begin in 2024.

The chosen director was Dito Montielwho wrote the script alongside Robin Shushan It is Mammoliti. “Captivated has all the ingredients of a great film, a fantastic script, stellar cast and visionary director,” said Michael BenaroyaCEO of Benaroya Pictures and founder of IFT, about the movie. “We couldn’t be more excited to have him on our roster.”

Our goal is to give a voice to a person who hasn’t had one for over 50 years and tell a side of this story that no one knows,” he added Mammoliti.

Source: Rollingstone

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