This is (sort of) a prequel to the Denzel Washington 2007 movie 'American Gangster'. In that movie, Denzel Washington portrays Frank Lucas, who, in real life, ends up seizing control of the Harlem heroin market and all of Harlem from the 'retiring' Bumpy Johnson portrayed by Forest Whitaker in this 2019 made for EPIX movie 'Godfather of Harlem'. However, in the 2007 movie 'American Gangster' he was portrayed by The Mod Squad's own Lincoln 'Link' Hayes - Clarence Williams III.
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Paul Sorvino has said when he sees Harvey Weinstein he'll kill him. Mira Sorvino his daughter has alleged that Weinstein sexually harassed her; and when she turned down his advances he killed her career.
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While riding in the car after he got out of prison heading to retaliate against the Italians, Bumpy Johnson (Forrest Whitaker) hears a debate on the radio between Adam Clayton Powell & Malcolm X. Denzell Washington portrayed Malcolm in the movie "X" (1992) as well as Bumpy's real life successor, Frank Lucas in the movie "American Gangster" (2007).
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