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John Travolta films John Gotti bio-pic in Bath Beach

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In character: John Travolta and his co-stars walked the streets of Bath Beach as the infamous mob boss and his goons for the biographical drama.
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Fisticuffs: John Travolta was caught on set rough housing with co-stars.
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The real deal: Cast and crew snapped selfies with the real John Gotti “Junior,” who stopped by the set.
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Action!: Cameras captured John Travolta taking a stroll in Bath Beach with his mob henchmen for “The Life and Death Of John Gotti.”

The Dapper Don lives on!

John Travolta was spotted in Bath Beach on the set of “The Life and Death of John Gotti” dressed as the infamous mob boss on Feb. 21. The actor, also of “Saturday Night Fever” fame, plays the notorious gangster in the film set to released in 2017.

Travolta strutted along 17th Avenue sporting a brown suit, burgundy turtleneck, and slicked-back silver locks in his portrayal of the infamous mafioso — nicknamed the “Teflon Don” because of his acquittal in three criminal cases, though he eventually died in prison on a life sentence for racketeering.

The film tracks Gotti’s rise to mobster fame in the 1980s and his relationship with his son “Junior.” The younger ex-mobster even stopped by the set to pose for selfies with cast, crew, and fans who flocked to the movie set.

Travolta stars alongside real-life wife Kelly Preston, who is playing Gotti’s spouse Victoria.

Reach reporter Caroline Spivack at cspivack@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2523. Follow her on Twitter @carolinespivack.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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