The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.

Filming will take place in Detroit, Michigan. Another film about Kuklinski, based on Philip Carlo's book The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer, is in development.

Cast

Michael Shannon as Richard Kuklinski

James Franco as Mr. Softee, Kuklinski's fellow hitman.

Benicio del Toro as Roy DeMeo, head of a Gambino crime family murder crew.

Elias Koteas as Dominick Provenzano, alias of an undercover FBI agent.