Are you sure Steven Seagal isn't involved?

Police in the Sicilian town of Trapani clearly don't read Gawker. If they did, they wouldn't brag so blithely about spy-camming the Oceans Twelve "beach scenes [where litigation-happy, bikini-clad-photo-squelching] Catherine Zeta Jones swims in the sea at midnight."

The cops went to elaborate lengths to justify this surveillance, even "arresting" 23 of their cousins for being in the Mafia and plotting to extort money from the production.

World Movie Magazine has the "official version," but we know what really happened. I mean, come on, what Mafioso would make a move against Warners, which produced no less than five Steven Seagal movies (and don't even get me started on The Sopranos)?

From Action Lama to Achtung Lama
Threads woven together, like the saffron robes of a reincarnated lama

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