Christopher Walken To Play Mobster Gyp DeCarlo In Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys'
deadline.com EXCLUSIVE: Director Clint Eastwood has set Christopher Walken to star in Jersey Boys, the Warner Bros and GK Films feature adaptation of the hit stage musical. Walken will play the role of Angelo “Gyp” DeCarlo, the Jersey mobster who, in the show, served an unofficial consigliere role to the young singers as they tried to build their careers without falling into the grip of organized crime.
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Jersey Boys Synopsis and Credits

From director Clint Eastwood comes the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. The film tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. The story of their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the songs that influenced a generation, including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don't Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and many more. Starring in the film, John Lloyd Young reprises his Tony Award-winning portrayal of the legendary lead singer, Frankie Valli. Erich Bergen stars as Bob Gaudio, who wrote or co-wrote all of the group's biggest hits. Michael Lomenda and Vincent Piazza star respectively as Nick Massi and Tommy DeVito, two original members of the group. Oscar® winner Christopher Walken (The Deer Hunter) stars as mobster Gyp DeCarlo.

"Jersey Boys" stars Christopher Walken, Erica Piccininni, Jeremy Luke, Joey Russo, Johnny Cannizzaro, Kathrine Narducci, and Mike Doyle.

Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
Produced by Graham King and Rob Lorenzo.
Production company/distributor: Warner Bros..

Release Date: June 20, 2014

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