Statham starring as recovering gambling addict
Ventimilgia will portray the son of a powerful businessman who’s friends with a mobster and casino owner.
“Heat” is produced by SJ Pictures, Quad Productions and Current Entertainment. Simon West is directing from William Goldman’s script.
Burt Reynolds starred in the original about a recovering gambling addict who finds work providing protection to his friends.
Ventimiglia will be seen late this year in “Grace of Monaco” and has a role in the Adam Sandler comedy “Grown Ups 2.
He is repped by CAA and Management 360.