Around 2011, he was set for a major supporting role in a film about the Gambino crime family with John Travolta attached to star as John Gotti, and Pesci set to portray Gotti's friend and personal "enforcer," Angelo Ruggiero.
The photo agency, WENN, credited these photos as being of Everhart but commenters are pointing out that it doesn’t look like her. Angie Everhart is shown on 1/16/08 at the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational.
92c: Joe Pesci / Spin Doctors The Bensonhurst Dating Game Andy Perotta.....
Thank you.") It's his bond with De Niro that led to Pesci's only major role of note since 2000: a cameo in The Good Shepherd, the 2006 movie that was also Robert De Niro's directorial debut.
(Beyond that, Pesci showed up in the 2010 brothel drama Love Ranch and a 2011 Snickers commercial.) Retirement, or at least semi-permanent acting, was a logical conclusion for Pesci in the late '90s, because he just wasn't feeling it anymore.
Glen Macera: Hey, well, all I know is what flavor I'd be, and that'd be a banana, if you catch my drift.
'(Pesci) ended his very strict and healthy diet, and has so far gained approximately 30 pounds in anticipation of playing Ruggiero, who was well known for his heavy and stock build,' the lawsuit states.'Rather, plaintiff secretly planned to use (Pesci's) name and likeness to promote the film and then to later concoct some pretext for terminating the contract so as to avoid paying plaintiff anything for the substantial publicity and "buzz" that was generated.'The film tells the story of the New York based Gambino crime family, once considered the most powerful criminal organisation in the world.
The ability to get free publicity for bad behavior is certainly not limited to the younger set.
Joe Pesci and his new girlfriend are shown outside a medical building on 4/8/08.
Okay, Stacy, you ready wit' your questions over there? Joey Tarentina: You would be like a lemon sherbet, you know?
Bachelor number 1, if I were ice cream, what flavor would I be, and what would you do to me?
A glance at his résumé reveals very few movies after the classic Casino was released in 1995, and what he was being offered really couldn't compete with his best films. Pesci's last major movie was the 1998 sequel Lethal Weapon 4, which earned him a Razzie Award nomination for Worst Supporting Actor for reprising his role as the obnoxious informant Leo Getz.