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The New York Post reports that Travolta arrived Thursday at the Gotti home in New York City to meet with widow Victoria Gotti, her son John "Junior" Gotti and other key players.Slideshow: John Travolta has the right moves (on this page)
The Post said the "Pulp Fiction" star was greeted with handshakes and hugs. He brought a gift bag for Victoria Gotti and stayed inside for more than two hours.Story: Lights, camera, awful! Movies we hate the most
All he would say when he emerged was that he was doing research for the movie.
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The movie "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father" is set to start shooting in January. Barry Levinson is directing.
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