John Travolta's mafia movie Gotti dumped at last minute

Actor John Travolta arrives at the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica California U.S

"Unfortunately, the reports were speculation bordering on fake news". Entertainment Weekly speculated that the release will now occur sometime in 2018.

Lionsgate Premiere had been set to release the gangster film Gotti on December 15th, but news emerged on Tuesday (December 5th) via industry-monitoring website Tracking Board that the film would no longer be released and that the rights had reverted back to the movie's producers. It looked like Travolta was on a new career revival, but Gotti's release cancellation may bring that momentum to a halt - though, according to Travolta, a wide release may actually boost it.

The fact that Lionsgate was willing to let the movie go so easily raises some red flags for sure, and Travolta himself has had a pretty spotty track record in recent years. The production company reportedly exercised a buy back clause so that they could give it a bigger push.

To recap, Gotti was set to hit theaters on December 15, which is why yesterday's report that distributor Lionsgate had opted to sell the film back to its producers caught so many off guard. Our mistake was we should have said something right then and discussed our plan for the film. "We didn't anticipate this speculation that is so grossly wrong" - that his film would "sleep with the fishes". However, the film's star John Travolta, isn't happy that the news makes it sound like the film was cut.

And now Travolta is clarifying reports surrounding the news, insisting he simply wanted the movie to have a wider release than the one that was planned by Lionsgate bosses. It also starred Travolta's wife Kelly Preston. The film will be directed by Kevin Connolly, best known as talent manager Eric Murphy in the "Entourage" franchise. 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. Things were looking promising when his new upcoming film, Gotti, which sees Travolta play the powerful John Gotti looked like a solid return to form for the actor who appeared to put in a strong performance playing the charismatic and flamboyant mobster.

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