Travolta in remake of The Killer; also in Vince Lombardi biopic

MUMBAI: John Travolta has evinced interest in remaking of John Woo‘s film The Killer, as well as star in a biopic of legendary American football coach Vince Lombardi. Incidentally, Woo is set to produce the re-boot of his iconic 1989 action film The Killer that starred Chow Yun Fat. John H Lee will direct the film from a script by Josh Campbell.
The film will reportedly be shot in 3D, with producers Essential Entertainment and Lion Rock Productions (Woo and Terence Chang) behind it.
Travolta said the film about notorious crime boss John Gotti, in which Travolta has been attached in the titular role, is still in development. "The script still isn‘t right yet," he said.
Earlier, Woo and Travolta have collaborated successfully on Face/Off and Broken Arrow.
"I‘m also considering doing a US film about the football coach Vince Lombardi, who coached my dad [Salvatore Travolta] before he went professional," Travolta quipped. "I would play Vince Lombardi," he added.
Legendary coach Lombardi is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s when he led them to three straight league championships and the first two Super Bowls.
The Super Bowl trophy is named in his honour.

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