Thursday, July 14, 2011

Hardy Cast As 'Capone' In "Cicero"

Actor Tom Hardy ("Inception") is now attached to play 'Scarface Al Capone', the ruthless, Chicago-based, organized crime racketeer, in the developing Warners feature "Cicero".

The "Cicero" screenplay is by Walon Green, noted for writing director 'Bloody Sam' Peckinpah's classic western
"The Wild Bunch".

Actors previously playing Capone in film include Rod Steiger, "Al Capone" (1959), Neville Brand, "The George Raft Story (1961), Jason Robards, "The St. Valentine's Day Massacre" (1967), Buddy Lester, "Poor Devil" (1973), Ben Gazzara, "Capone" (1975), Robert De Niro, "The Untouchables" (1987), Eric Roberts, "The Lost Capone" (1990), Anthony LaPaglia, "Road to Perdition" (2002), Jon Bernthal, "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" (2009) and Stephen Graham,"Boardwalk Empire" (2010).

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek the real "Al Capone"...