The film that solidified Ray Liotta as a bonafide legend is coming to Netflix. The streaming big revealed that the 1990 American biographical crime movie Goodfellas will grow to be accessible on July 1. The film is a movie adaptation of the 1985 nonfiction e book Wiseguy by Pileggi. It additionally stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, and Paul Sorvino, because it t narrates the rise and fall of mob affiliate Henry Hill and his family and friends from 1955 to 1980. It is lauded as one of many best movies of all time and was critically acclaimed, nonetheless performed in rotation on cable tv in the present day. Goodfellas was nominated for six Academy Awards, together with Greatest Image and Greatest Director, with Pesci profitable for Greatest Supporting Actor. Liotta’s efficiency additionally obtained reward.
In a 1990 interview with the At the moment Present, Liotta spoke about why he wished to star within the mob movie. “I learn the e book and I heard they had been going to make it right into a film, I did not know they had been going to and was fascinated by the e book. After which to have Martin Scorsese directing it, what actor would not need it? Plus, the half is simply so full and juicy. There’s simply a lot. It spans 30 years. And nearly each emotion you possibly can consider, Henry went by way of,” he stated.
On Might 27, his rep confirmed that the actor handed away on the age of 67. He reportedly died in his sleep whereas staying within the Dominican Republic on location to movie Harmful Waters. No foul play is suspected and an post-mortem is pending.
On the time of his demise, he was on a profession comeback. His latest roles included The Many Saints of Newark, Marriage Story, and No Sudden Transfer. He completed the Elizabeth Banks-directed Cocaine Bear and was on account of star within the Working Title movie The Substance alongside Demi Moore and Margaret Qualley. Recast choices for the latter haven’t been confirmed as of but.
The actor was additionally set to govt produce the A&E docuseries 5 Households. The mission is in regards to the rise and fall of the New York’s mafia’s Genovese, Gambino, Bonnano, Colombo, and Lucchese households. Since his passing, AppleTV+ has launched the trailer for Liotta’s final TV function in Black Chook.