Washington: Bruce Willis and Bill Murray have been signed to star in the big screen version of the period Miami casino mob series 'Magic City.'
Bruce Willis. Pic/Santa Banta
The project was penned by TV show's creator Mitch Glazer, who'll also direct the series regulars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danny Huston, Olga Kurylenko and Kelly Lynch, who would be reprising their roles, Deadline.com reported.
The film will be set in 1962, and would show JFK and a mob boss share a mistress in a Collins Avenue penthouse. The CIA secretly arms Cuban freedom fighters and hires the mafia to kill Castro, while the most powerful Miami Beach hotel owner battles them all to save his family and survive in the Magic City.
The movie is being produced and financed by Len Blavatnik of AI Film, Brett Ratner of RatPac and Gerry Schwartz of Onex Corporation with Steve Bing of Shangri-La Entertainment, Alan J.
Helene and Glazer producing. Bill Block, CEO of QED, who would be introducing the project to buyers, said that they were thrilled to collaborate with Glazer, and were sure that the "sensational script" and cast would do well on the big screen.