Tom Sizemore, Daniel Baldwin to Star in Mafia Genre Television Pilot
Production Scheduled for February 19-28, 2020 in Buffalo, NY
Tom Sizemore (Born on the Fourth of July, True Romance, Natural Born Killers, Saving Private Ryan) has agreed to play the lead role of Salvatore Pieri in the upcoming TV pilot production For Nothing. Daniel Baldwin (NBC TV series Homicide: Life on the Street, Mulholland Falls, Vampires) will play Joe Falzone, the underboss in the Ciancetta Family.
For Nothing will follow undercover agents, cops, and politicians as they close in on the Ciancetta Crime family of Buffalo, NY. An adaptation based on the bestselling mafia novel of the same name, For Nothing is a dramatic crime story told through the eyes of the soldiers fighting the battles on the streets, where only the cunning and cutthroat can hope to survive.
Joining Sizemore and Baldwin in the cast are Doug Hutchison from the Green Mile as the family consigliere and Robert LaSardo (The Mule) as a much maligned capo and son of the Don. The project also has casting agreements with Jimmy Duvall (Donnie Darko, Independence Day, Gone In 60 Seconds) to play cop Jack Benton and young Chalet Brannan (Peter Pan, Land of Forever, The Sparrows) as Kira Nivsky. Jason Faunt, better known as The Red Power Ranger, is cast as Bonanno capo, Tito Rossi. Also set to play undercover cop Alex Vaughn is Michael Humphrey, a newcomer to the screen.
Aeri Productions, in conjunction with Cross Atlantic Media and Monk Riot, will develop the mafia TV pilot based on the bestselling mafia novel For Nothing by Buffalo native Nicholas Denmon. The production will be directed by Steven Quach, with Nicholas Denmon and Sean Gloria as Executive Producers. The pilot script was written by Nicholas Denmon, Sean Gloria, and Thomas Humphreys. Also producing is production veteran, Russell Brannan and acclaimed music consultant Scottpatrick Sellitto. Network and streaming giants HBO, Starz, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu have expressed interested in the completed pilot.
To learn more about the production, visit www.imdb.com/title/tt11161018/
Contact: Frances Reimers