O.J. Simpson’s partner in crime says a film is on a way

It’s The Juice — partial deux.

O.J. Simpson has been in jail for scarcely a decade, nonetheless a ashamed actor, contestant and crook stays a prohibited party property.

Following on a heels of a FX strike “The People v.s. O.J. Simpson,” Tom Riccio, a male who aided Simpson in a armed spoliation of a memorabilia play in 2007, is creation a film about a unsuccessful hop that landed a football star in prison.

“My book is now being incited into a screenplay with a perspective of it being a TV array on a network or film,” says Riccio, vocalization about his 2008 book “Busted!” “There has been a lot of seductiveness from producers and studios about bettering that story into something with all that has happened in a final integrate of years.”

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Thomas Riccio testified during O.J. Simpson’s 2008 hearing in Las Vegas. He’s perplexing to make a film or TV uncover about his experience.

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In “Busted!” Riccio recalls a Sep day when he, Simpson and a handful of accomplices stormed into another collector’s room in a Nevada Palace Station hotel and stole sports memorabilia that Simpson claimed belonged to him. The former football star was arrested dual days after and condemned to 33 years in prison. He’s adult for release on Jul 20 and could be liberated as early as Oct. 1.

“The success of a Travolta uncover (“The People v.s. O.J. Simpson”), valid that anything about O.J. is only enthralling observation — and this story is no different,” Riccio told us from his L.A. home by phone. “My story is only as crazy as a other show. A amiable fight incited into a abduction and an armed spoliation heading to him being in prison.”

Riccio himself has a rapist story that could make for a mini-series. The Smoking Gun initial reported in 2007 that he’d been convicted of 4 felonies and spent 8 years in jail before hooking adult with The Juice.

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“The box and players around O.J.’s self-assurance is so intriguing,” he said. “I feel there is adequate tone to make a genuine hit.”

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Ideally, Riccio says he’d like to see Denzel Washington play Simpson while Vince Vaughn portrays him.

Riccio isn’t betting on possibly Simpson will be postulated parole.

“It’s 50/50 on him being released,” he said. “It will not startle me possibly approach what happens next.”

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