Grant Gustin to play Frank Sinatra Jr.’s kidnapper in indie film Operation Blue Eyes
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The Flash’s Grant Gustin is taking a quick sojourn from Central Metropolis and the lifetime of speedy savior Barry Allen to orchestrate a kidnapping—, as a result of selection is the spice of life and all that jazz. In response to Deadline, the CW mainstay will star in an indie directed by Joe Mantegna titled Operation Blue Eyes. Set in 1963 and primarily based on a real story, Gustin will strive his hand at a completely different Barry: Barry Keenan, a businessman and the mastermind answerable for the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr.
Keenan conspired with Johnny Irwin and Joe Amsler to kidnap the struggling lounge singer after a foul automobile accident left the once-successful businessman penniless and with an habit to ache killers. With a plan to carry him hostage for a $240,000 ransom, Keenan managed to kidnap Sinatra Jr. at gunpoint. The movie will observe the misadventures that transpired as issues quickly devolved into a large number of slapped-together antics and properly… the man went to jail for over 4 years, so issues clearly didn’t pan out for him. (Keenan was initially sentenced to life plus 75 yr, nevertheless it was later decided that he was “legally insane” on the time of the crime.)
There are not any additional particulars as to when the movie is to be launched, although manufacturing is predicted to start in Could.
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