Richard Portnow (“The Sopranos”) has been tapped for a role in Sidney Lumet’s “Find Me Guilty,” co-produced by Stratus Films and Three Wolves Prods.
He will play Max Novardes, second lead defense counsel to mobster Jack DiNorscio (Vin Diesel). Pic, based on the longest Mafia trial in U.S. history, also stars Peter Dinklage and Annabella Sciorra. Lensing is under way in Bayonne, N.J.
Portnow, who played Howard Stern’s father in “Private Parts,” will reprise the role in Spike TV’s new toon series about Stern’s teen years.