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"City of God" and "The Constant Gardener" filmmaker Fernando Meirelles has revealed on his Twitter that work has begun in earnest on his ambitious biopic of shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis reports The Playlist.
Said book goes on to speculate that the power struggle got so heated that Aristotle eventually financed the assassination of Bobby.
- Garth Franklin
With his multi-threaded relationship drama "360" now finished and headed to theaters at the tail end of the summer, Fernando Meirelles appears to be moving on this next effort, and it's no less grand in scope.
First announced last spring, "Onassis" (which now seems to be going by the title "Nemesis") is based on Peter Evans’ book "Nemesis: The True Story of Aristotle Onassis, Jackie O, and the Love Triangle That Brought Down the Kennedys" and focuses on magnate Aristotle Onassis' contentious relationship with Bobby Kennedy who had investigated his business practices and barred him from trading the within U.S. It gets better: Evans asserts that their power struggle, which also included a battle over access with Jackie O, got so heated that Aristotle eventually financed the assassination of Bobby Kennedy. Damn.
The folks over at Cinema Em Cena have been tracking the director's Twitter account and it seems »
- Kevin Jagernauth
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