Nick Nolte Joins Gangster Squad

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Nick Nolte has signed to co-star in director Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad at Warner Bros. Pictures.

He’s joining a cast that also includes Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, Emma Stone, Mireille Enos and Anthony Mackie.

Deadline says that “Nolte will play Bill Parker, the new chief of police in Los Angeles, and the first in a awhile who hasn’t been corrupted by Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn). The chief, a Purple Heart recipient at Normandy, is the one who starts the Gangster Squad, a crack team designed to bring down organized crime.”

Nolte stars in the upcoming Warrior, Parker and The Company You Keep.