Al Pacino Goes Gangster For ‘Gotti: Three Generations’ In Today’s Casting Call

Once a gangster, always a gangster.

Al Pacino, famous for his crime-ridden roles in “The Godfather” and “Donnie Brasco,” is returning to the genre once again for “Gotti: Three Generations,” reports The Hollywood Reporter. He’ll appear opposite John Travolta and Kelly Preston as Gambino crime family underboss Neil Dellacroce, an associate and mentor of John Gotti Sr.

Click past the jump for more of today’s biggest casting news, including Chris Hemsworth’s new role and Charlie Hunnam’s date with a monster.

Hemsworth is a “Huntsman”
As we reported earlier today, the “Thor” star has officially been offered the male lead in “Snow White and the Huntsman,” the upcoming fairy tale adaptation starring “Twilight” actress Kristen Stewart. He hasn’t officially accepted the role just yet, but the job’s reportedly his if he wants it.

“Sons” vs. Monsters
Deadline has the fantastic news that Guillermo del Toro has selected his leading man for “Pacific Rim,” his upcoming monster movie — and it’s none other than Jax Teller himself, “Sons of Anarchy” star Charlie Hunnam.

The “Perks of Being” Kate Walsh
Hollywood Crush reports that “Private Practice” star Kate Walsh has joined the likes of Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Nina Dobrev for “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” an adaptation of Stephen Chbosky’s best-selling novel.

Cera Casts “Magic, Magic”
Erstwhile “Scott Pilgrim” hero Michael Cera has signed on for “Magic, Magic,” Spanish filmmaker Sebastian Silva’s developing indie thriller about a girl who starts losing her mind while on vacation with friends in Chile, according to Variety.

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