No Mafia Wars, But True Gangster Tales In The Future

Whether it's fake rumors about Mafia Wars or true stories about... well, true Mafia stories, it's beginning to look like Hollywood is definitely considering the Gangster way of life.

While rumors that Facebook game Mafia Wars being turned into a movie have been rebuffed by the studio said to be involved, the LA Times is reporting that Warner Bros. is looking to adapt a series of 2008 articles from the newspaper into a movie titled Tales From The Gangster Squad. Scripted by Will Beall, the movie will adapt Paul Lieberman's series of stories about a LAPD taskforce set up in the 1940s to deal with an encroaching East Coast mob influence in the city (You can read the stories here). No news yet about a director attached to the movie, nor release date.

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