The source added that Lionsgate was happy to sell the film back in order to give Travolta and producers the opportunity to rollout the movie as they wanted.
"Unfortunately, the reports were speculation bordering on fake news", the actor told Deadline. The movie - which centers around the activities of the Italian Mafia - was canceled just ten days before it hit theaters because of, in Travolta's words, "fake news".
John Travolta headlines the film, along with Kelly Preston, William DeMeo.
A long-planned new biopic of NY mob boss John Gotti has been pulled from release two weeks before it was set to be released in the US. "I invited his group, they saw it and bought it", Travolta said. No word yet on why Lionsgate chose to drop the movie, but stay tuned... "They said no, twice, and I literally begged them to reconsider and they finally and generously let it go", Travolta continued to Deadline.
Travolta says he found a partner in Edward Wilson, who has produced films like Woody Allen's "Cafe Society" and "Wonder Wheel". Our mistake was we should have said something right then, and discussed our plan for the film.
"All these reports are saying the studio "dropped" Gotti and John Travolta, that's 100 percent false", says the film's executive producer Keya Morgan. "We didn't anticipate this speculation that is so grossly wrong", he told the outlet. Travolta said there was "something humane" about Gotti, and that the theme of the movie is how a leader acts when fronting an organization which is expected to behave ostentatiously.
Nevertheless, Walson believes it's "a big movie-star film, with a multi-dimensional, iconic character portrayed by one of the great multi-talented actors. We are hoping to take this movie to Cannes; it's a movie star film that deserves the glitter of Cannes, and then a wide release shortly thereafter".
Supposedly, one of the four will get the job, with Deadline saying that Smith ( The Revenant ) is the frontrunner. The series' third film, Star Trek Beyond , which opened on July 22, 2016 made over $343 million worldwide.
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor's demise on Monday is being grieved by all Bollywood fans in India as well as outside the country. Yesterday, a news channel was trolled for writing "Shashi Tharoor" instead of "Shashi Kapoor" in a tweet about his death.
Both entertainment outlets confirm the two now plan on bringing a writers room together for Paramount to flush things out. But clearly, adding Tarantino's cache to the Trek franchise would be a major coup for Paramount.
It's important to note that temperatures in the mountains will be below freezing, but they will be farther away from the moisture. As this front slides down over Acadiana it will cause temperatures to fall dropping into the low to mid 30s by Friday morning.
Schmidt said he had only himself to blame and that his loyalty to Volkswagen allowed him to be "misused" by the company. VW used sophisticated software to cheat emissions rules on almost 600,000 USA vehicles and 100,000 in Canada.
In the six-second video , Ariel Olivar pats a phantom box with her hand, then puts her right foot on it before stepping over it. For every successful invisible box challenge attempt, there are about 10 not-so-successful attempts.
USS Callister is the most eye-catching new episode given its vibrant colour palette and clear Star Trek influence. Basically, it sounds like a technological based version of The Lobster , coming from director Tim Van Patten .
Christesen said the shooter also died, but it is unknown whether the suspect was among the three confirmed deaths. The city of Aztec is located in the northwest corner of New Mexico and has a population of almost 7,000 people.
In a historic move, the same-sex marriage bill was passed through the House of Representatives . "What a day. What a day for love, for equality, for respect", said Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull .
Sony also announced that the PlayStation Experience 2017 will be hosting panels for other anticipated game titles for next year. According to the details, Sony has Sold more than 70 Million PS4 Consoles and 2 Million VR Headsets.
Following Saleh's death, the Saudi-led coalition was reported to have blitzed Sanaa with an intensified campaign of airstrikes. The war and blockade has plunged Yemen into a major humanitarian disaster, leaving 20 million people in need of aid.
Tennessee To Hire Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt As Head Coach
With Pruitt gone, one possible replacement would be Tosh Lupoi who is in his third year as Alabama's outside linebackers coach. Chris Low reported that a press conference is slated for Thursday evening to introduce Pruitt as the next coach of the Vols.
Northern Ireland weather warning extended over weekend
Severe gales and snow showers have caused travel disruption, school closures and power cuts as Storm Caroline sweeps in to the UK. Forecasting snow showers in the United Kingdom can be quite challenging as conditions are often borderline between rain and snow.
Starbucks Adds Augmented Reality to Shanghai Roastery
Starbucks is exploring "a range of options" for delivery, said Mr Johnson, who declined to specify when the service might begin. A Starbucks "partner" makes a siphon brew in the new Starbucks Roastery in Shanghai, China.
Body found of woman who disappeared after Tinder date
Bliemeister said there has not been positive confirmation yet that it is Loofe's body, but there is a "strong belief" it is. When the date was over, she says she went to take Loofe home, but she asked to be dropped off at a friend's house.
Extra Hot or Extra Shot? GM Offers In-Car Shopping
Auto owners don't need a vehicle data plan to use Marketplace and GM says the system adheres to distracted driving guidelines. Interestingly, GM says Marketplace will let you make purchases while driving using your car's touchscreen.