Milano best known for her work on Whos The Boss? and Charmed stars in the new Lifetime movie Wisegal, where she plays a single mom who becomes a trusted confidant to the Mafia.
Milano says she was attracted to the film because it portrays the Mafia in a new light, particularly through the eyes of a woman and because she loves a good Mafia story.
Milano says, I love The Godfather and The Sopranos. Come on, Im an Italian girl from Brooklyn; I have to love the Mafia!
She was also drawn to her Wisegal character, Patty Montanari, because in Milanos words, Shes looking for acceptance from a family through the Mafia.
And Milano also enjoys her new film because of its accurate portrayals of both the Mafia and FBI.
The films executive producer is Joey Pistone, the real FBI agent who infiltrated the mob upon which the Al Pacino film Donnie Brasco is based, and Milano got lots of inside info from Pistone during filming.
Wisegal premieres this Saturday (Mar. 15) on Lifetime Television.
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