Travolta movie about mob boss John Gotti films in SW Ohio

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A biopic about late mob boss John Gotti starring John Travolta is filming in southwest Ohio.

Travolta portrays the notorious New York City mob boss in “The Life and Death of John Gotti,” which co-stars Travolta’s wife, Kelly Preston, and began filming in Cincinnati last month.

He is in Hamilton this week to film at the Butler County Jail.

Chief Deputy Anthony Dwyer of the Butler County Sheriff’s Office says filming at the jail began Monday and will continue for a few more days. Scenes have been shot in interrogation rooms, and the crew also filmed at a former jail facility.

The movie is being directed by Kevin Connolly, who’s known for his role in the “Entourage” franchise.