'Gangster' Gang Adds Rappers, Gugino
In addition to those two Oscar-winning actors, the cast of Scott's "American Gangster" has expanded in the past couple days to include an eclectic mixture of respected film actors, TV stars and rappers.
The ensemble behind Crowe and
"American Gangster" was written by Steve Zaillian and tells the fact-based tale of Harlem drug kingpin Frank Lucas (Washington), famous for smuggling heroin into the States in the coffins of dead soldiers back from Vietnam. Crowe plays Richie Roberts, the lawman who brought Lucas to justice.
All other casting specifics are a mystery.