He'll play gangster Sal Maroni on the upcoming FOX Batman prequel, Deadline reports.
Here's how they describe the role:
In time, Maroni will develop into one of Batman's first enemies and become infamous as the man responsible for disfiguring DA Harvey Dent, leading to his transformation into Two-Face. But for now, as he strives to gain more territory in Gotham, he'll find himself on a crash course with his rival Falcone (John Doman) for control of the city.
In the Christopher Nolan films, Maroni was played by Eric Roberts.