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Ray Liotta Finished Filming ‘Cocaine Bear’ and Apple’s True-Crime Series ‘Black Bird’ Before Death

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One of Ray Liotta's last completed roles was in Black Bird, an Apple TV+ limited series that's set to premiere in July. Series creator and executive producer Dennis Lehane says he wrote the part of Big Jim with Liotta in mind, and he was humbled, honored, fist-pump elated when the actor said yes.
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Ray Liotta Finished Filming ‘Cocaine Bear’ and Apple’s True-Crime Series ‘Black Bird’ Before Death

Ray Liotta had several films and a television series in the works before his sudden death on Thursday at age 67. At least two projects, Universal’s wild drug-filled thriller “Cocaine Be…

1 month ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Deadline

Ray Liotta Leaves Behind Apple’s ‘Black Bird’, Creator Dennis Lehane Remembers “Electric” Series Star

Ray Liotta had recently wrapped shooting Apple’s upcoming series Black Bird, his final completed television series, shortly before his death. In a heartfelt remembrance Thursday, series creator Dennis Lehane fondly remembered Liotta as “the most electric American actor of his generation.” Lehane revealed that it “was the culmination of a lifelong dream” to work with Liotta and that he wrote the role of Big Jim Keene specifically for the Emmy-win…

1 month ago·Los Angeles, United States
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The Hollywood Reporter

Dennis Lehane on Fulfilling “Lifelong Dream” to Work With Ray Liotta on Apple’s Upcoming ‘Black Bird’

The writer and executive producer remembers the actor as giving a "master class" on the set of the limited series.

1 month ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Ray Liotta Finished Filming ‘Cocaine Bear’ and Apple’s True-Crime Series ‘Black Bird’ Before Death

Ray Liotta had several films and a television series in the works before his sudden death on Thursday at age 67. At least two projects, Universal’s wild drug-filled thriller “Cocaine Bear” and the Apple TV Plus limited series “Black Bird,” had already completed production and should be released according to schedule, sources say. Liotta died […]

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