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Joseph "The Animal" Barboza

Joseph “The Animal” Barboza

Producer Dorothy Aufiero and Michael Corrente, the award-winning director of “Federal Hill” and friend of former mafia head Luigi Manocchio  just announced they bought the rights to “Animal: The Bloody Rise and Fall of the Mob’s Most Feared 
Assassin,”  Boston mobster Joseph “The Animal” Barboza

The movie is based on Boston crime writer Casey Sherman’s book about hit man Joe Barboza, the first  member of the Witness Protection Program whose treacherous testimony in a mob murder case sent four innocent men to prison for more than 30 years.  Filming is scheduled to start in