‘Goodfellas’ Writer and Producer to Develop New Mob Drama

Posted: October 15, 2013 in Television

good Goodfellas writer and producer Irwin Winkler and Nicholas Pileggi are in the process of developing their first scripted drama series, according to Hollywoodreporter. The duo is working on a NY based Mafia series for Discovery Networks, which they have appropriately titled Five Families. Sources say the show will be based on the real figures and actual events in the history of the Gambino, Genovese, Lucchese, Bonanno and Colombo Mafia families–otherwise known as the five crime families of New York. Stay tuned for more details on the show’s release.


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