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Monday, October 14, 2013

IMTA Alum Jerry Ferrara to Play a Boxer!

IMTA Alum Jerry Ferrara has signed on to play boxer Arturo Gatti.   According to Variety, Mark Wahlberg will executive produce the biopic which will be based on Gatti's life.  Jerry competed at IMTA in 2000 where he met and signed with an agent who encouraged him to move to L.A. where he landed a role on the comedy King Of Queens. Jerry was then cast in the independent feature Cross Bronx and then worked on Brooklyn Rules. He is best known for his role as Turtle on HBO's popular and 7 Emmy-nominated TV show Entourage. He has received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series from the Screen Actors Guild and Best TV Chemistry from the Teen Choice Awards. Jerry has also been a presenter at both the VMAs and the Emmys!!

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