In an exciting and new development, Peter is partnering with Fox to bring “Street Soldier” to the station’s lineup. He will have a starring role and will serve as an executive producer. As you remember, Peter and his company had acquired the rights to the Eddie MacKenzie story and had originally planned to develop a full length movie. Eddie served as the enforcer to New England crime boss ,Whitey Bulger. Deadline Hollywood has released an exclusive article with the details which is available here.
EXCLUSIVE: Twilight Saga star Peter Facinelli is producing an adaptation of Street Soldier: My Life as an Enforcer For Whitey Bulger and the Boston Irish Mob, an adaptation of the Edward MacKenzie and Phyllis Karas book. Facinelli Films is teamed with Brookstreet Pictures on an indie film that will tell the story of Bulger’s rise and disappearance from the Boston mob scene. To read the complete article, click here.