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Friday 1 August 2014

Travolta turns art thief in Forger

John Travolta will play an art thief in a new film

John Travolta is to mastermind an art heist in action thriller The Forger.

The Taking Of Pelham 123 star is to play an "imprisoned petty thief and former art prodigy" in Philip Martin's film, reported Screen Daily.

In the film, which Richard D'Ovidio has written, John's character asks a favour from a former boxer-turned-businessman after learning that his son is seriously ill, but in return, he has to steal Renoir's Lady At The Piano from the Museum of Fine Art and replace it with a replica.

Production is expected to begin in August.

John, who previously starred in Oliver Stone's Savages, will next star in action movie Killing Season opposite Robert De Niro.

The 59-year-old is also attached to play notorious gangster and Gambino mob boss John Gotti in crime biopic Gotti: In The Shadow Of My Father.

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