Veteran actor Al Pacino, Hollywood stars Viggo Mortensen and John Travolta will feature in filmmaker-playwright David Mamet's Assassination, a film about the murder of former US president John F Kennedy. Actors Shia LaBeouf, Rebecca Pidgeon and Golden Globe-nominated singer Courtney Love will also star in the movie, which studio Arclight is launching for the Cannes market, reported entertainment news outlet DeadlineWeapons: Pedro Pascal Cast in an ‘Important Role’ in Zach Cregger’s Next Horror Film.

Assassination will retell the fateful murder of Kennedy from the mob's point of view, reimagining his death as a hit ordered by Chicago mob kingpin Sam Giancana as payback for JFK's attempt to undermine the mob after they helped get him elected. Mamet, known for directing movies such as Homicide, Oleanna and The Spanish Prisoner, has co-written the new film's script with Nicholas Celozzi, who will also produce the project along with Corey Large. Fantastic Four: Mila Kunis in Talks To Star in Marvel’s Reboot, Addresses Rumours About Being Cast As The Thing.

Stellar Cast of Assassination

John Burnham, Arclight Films' Gary Hamilton and Pia Patatian, Jordan Nott, Bernie Gewissler and Amar Balaggan. The movie will start production in Vancouver, Canada, in September.

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