Screen hero Sylvester Stallone may play villain
New York: Actor Sylvester Stallone, known for playing heroes like John Rambo and Rocky Balboa, is now considering playing a villain - Greg Scarpa, a notorious mob boss.
The film`s screenplay by Nick Pileggi, who wrote “Goodfellas” and “Casino", will highlight Scarpa’s involvement in 20 murders and focus on his career, reports New York Post newspaper`s Page Six column.
Pileggi said “It’s a fabulous story. Stallone is interested. He likes the script.”
Irwin Winkler, of 'Rocky' fame, will produce with Avi Lerner, who produced “The Expendables” and its sequels.
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