James Cann has joined the cast of the upcoming Lifetime telefilm Wisegal. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alyssa Milano and Jason Gedrick will also star in the project.

The film was inspired by the true story of Patty Montanari. It centers on a woman who becomes a trusted confidante to the Mafia only to confront the heartbreaking reality that her romance with the captain of a Brooklyn crime family has put her children in jeopardy. Cann is set to play a mob boss who persuades Patty to work for his organization.

The film will begin shooting before the end of the year.