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Mason Guccione joins Tom Hardy in Al Capone biopic

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"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" actor Mason Guccione has been roped in to star in "Fonzo", the Al Capone biopic.
The 22-year-old actor will star in a key role in the film, which features Tom Hardy in the lead, Variety reported.
The film is written and directed by Josh Trank.
Capone was a ruthless mobster who ruled Chicago with an iron fist during the 1920s. He was prosecuted for income tax evasion in 1931 and imprisoned. He died at the age of 47, following nearly a decade of imprisonment, of dementia.
Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Kyle MacLachlan and Kathrine Narducci are also a part of the cast.
Cardellini will play Capone's long-suffering wife Mae, Dillon will depict his closest friend Johnny, MacLachlan will portray his doctor Karlock, and Narducci will be Rosie, one of his sisters.
The principal photography of the movie is currently on in New Orleans.

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First Published: Apr 29 2018 | 4:05 PM IST

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