Amazon Studios Sets Book & Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Movie On Rise & Fall Of New York Club Owner Peter Gatien

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EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studios has set Alfonso Gomez-Rejon to direct Limelight, a feature being written by Nick Pileggi & J.J. Sacha about the reign and fall of Peter Gatien, the 1990s king of Gotham nightlife who owned the hip clubs Limelight and The Tunnel.
Jennifer Gatien (his daughter) will produce with Christopher Donnelly of LBI. Gatien, a dashing Canadian with an eye patch to cover a youthful hockey accident that gave him seed money for his first club, worked his way…