R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.
In an interview, director Josh Trank stated that he felt that Capone was the closest thing to his first real movie. His previous movie Fantastic Four (2015) was plagued by studio interference and became a major critical and commercial failure. Trank was then supposed to helm a Star Wars Anthology movie, but depending on the source, he was either fired or walked away from the project after the Fantastic Four disaster. Trank said that due to his recent experiences, he had no trouble identifying with an Al Capone who has lost everything. He reportedly had to invest $150,000 of his own money to get the movie greenlit, though.
You lay one finger on my Lady Atlas, I will cut your fucking head off. Do you understand me?
Al Capone died in 1947. Fats Domino didn't record 'Blueberry Hill' until 1956.