Al Pacino to Portray Phil Spector in New Movie


Al Pacino


The 'You Don't Know Jack' actor is set to play the jailed music mogul in entitled new project, teaming up with HBO bosses.

Al Pacino is set to play another controversial real-life figure on U.S. TV after signing up to play jailed music mogul Phil Spector in a new movie. Pacino, who won a 2010 Emmy Award for his portrayal of euthanasia doctor Jack Kevorkian in HBO movie "You Don't Know Jack", has teamed up with HBO bosses again for the untitled new project.

David Mamet will write and direct the film, which will chronicle the life of the music producer, who worked with The Beatles, Cher and the Ramones and created the fabled Wall of Sound music commune.

Spector is currently serving a 19-year prison sentence after being convicted for the 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. Clarkson was found dead at Spector's residence on February 3, 2003.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Brad Pitt Reportedly Moving In With Kate Hudson Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce
  2. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Thrilled' She's Expecting First Child With Tristan Thompson
  3. Jennifer Lopez Breaks Silence on Her Relationship With Drake
  4. Jenna Dewan Having 'Big Fight' With Channing Tatum Over Her Nude Photo
  5. Is Charlize Theron's Adopted Son Becoming a Girl? He Wears Box Braids and Pink Outfit
  6. Chris Brown and Rihanna May Start Hooking Up Again After Spotted Hanging Out Together
  7. Kim Kardashian Did Want to Divorce Kanye West. Here's Why She Stays
  8. Report: Angelina Jolie Is Forced to Hand Over Kids to Brad Pitt
  9. Kim Kardashian 'Had a Secret Fling' With 'Celebrity Big Brother' Star Calum Best
  10. Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Apparently Only Fake Their Breakup

CELEBS PHOTO