THE PREYERS SYNOPSIS
Ernie Lijoi Sr.
“The Preyers” is a story that takes place in the late 1970’s and is based on real incidents and centered on the career of the well known Eddie Pannoni, drug dealer and gun runner. Eddie, in reality is the unknown Detective Ernie Lijoi Sr. and one of the many characters that you will meet in this story.
You will witness interaction between detective Ernie Lijoi, his wife and two boys, Joey and Ernie junior. In order to do his job, he must choose between his son’s sports activities and his job to help and protect.
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In New York is the Joey Bats Borgazino family. In Massachusetts is Detective Ernie Lijoi Sr., when multiple murders’ connect these adversaries the explosion occurs……. (An Eddie Pannoni Thriller—“THE PREYERS”)
THE MOVIE BEGINS
The story opens in a card room where six (6) men are murdered because it is believed that one of them is the informant responsible for the loss of a billion dollars in drugs and money the COLOMBIANS
One of several actual headlines placed in various Newspapers throughout the country.
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The story begins with the confiscation of a ship loaded with drugs in Massachusetts. These drugs had been ordered by a Boston group from the COLOMBIANS.
During that same time The Colombian Mafia is blowing up a small plane with two passengers aboard. One of the men is an old prisoner of Lijoi’s named (Quigley). The other is his partner (Woodbridge). Their private plane is blown up and Quigley dies, Woodbridge survives.
The COLOMBIANS discover that Woodbridge survived and hire the Borgazino Mafia Family to eliminate whom they believe to be the informant for Detective Ernie Lijoi Sr. of Quincy, Massachusetts. The FBI, DEA and the ATF are made aware of the COLOMBIAN (and their associates the Triad) threat on the life of Detective Lijoi whom they had worked with on many occasions.
Woodbridge regularly played cards with five other men. In an effort to murder Woodbridge the Soldado Family of Columbia, drug suppliers to the world, hire the NY Borgazino Family to do the hit.
The main goal is to eliminate Woodbridge, who is believed to be an informant.
The second goal is to eliminate the man responsible for their loss of hundreds of millions of dollars; Detective Ernie Lijoi Senior. This contract causes six men to be murdered, all to get one man, Woodbridge.
Upon discovery of the bodies, the New York Police detectives suspect this to be a Mafia hit and bring in the FBI in an effort to solve the case.
The FBI investigates and makes several discoveries. One of the men murdered is connected to an old narcotics investigation by Detective Lijoi of Quincy, Massachusetts. That old investigation cost the Colombian family hundreds of millions of dollars.
The word on the street was that Detective Lijoi was next on the hit list. The Federal agents inform the DEA who worked with Lijoi and his partner Jack Wade on several cases. The DEA contacted Detective Lijoi and advised him of the situation.
These murders create a case that brings out Detective Lijoi’s guise, Eddie Pannoni. Eddie works his way into the Borgazino Family. He becomes so involved and important to the family that he witnesses extortion, cold blooded murders, threats and much more. Eddie is later taken into the family and is told that he will be the next CAPO.
In this story you will meet many police officers, Federal agents, DEA agents and ATF agents who are all a large part of the background investigation that spreads throughout three states. Ernie partner Jack Wade is like a brother and sometimes a mother trying to protect Ernie in dangerous situations.
You will also meet the Borgazino Family and many of their henchmen such as Tony Two Scoops a retired Capo of the Borgazino Family in New York.
Tony Two Scoops is a nick name that is said to come from serving two scoops of Ice cream to the children that come into his restaurant. Or is there another reason he is called Tony Two Scoops?
This Family consists of many characters that emerge throughout the story such as Wheeze the man who could never be a don because he is only half Italian.
Nose, the criminal that did time in states prison and upon release from prison continues his abomination of society.
Wimp the stutterer who has a problem with putting two words together, but can be as dangerous as a lion.
Still, there are others that can and will shock you such as Cheech, Scar, his cousin Ronny, Sausage and Rock.
Ronny a young male learning the business is placed in a very awkward position. Is he a rat for the federal agencies or does he only seem to be one?
Sausage and Rock have a special liking of the human hand and all of its intricacies. What is it that they enjoy the most?
You will witness murders, robberies of warehouses and airports. You will go on a ride on a 22 foot boat. Aren’t you curious?
You will discover the private grave yard for their victims. What do cars have to do with them? This grave yard is owned and operated by a family member. Will this member meet the same fate as those in his grave yard?
You will witness the horrible fate of those that steal from the family. People Like Bubba and his girl friend who steal from the wrong person. Why is it that it’s Ok for the mafia to take advantage of society and yet punish those that take advantage of them?
Are hands important? Find out in the movie, “The Preyers” where you will witness the way the mafia preys on the meek, the weak and society as a whole.
This movie will have surprise ending that will open the door to the next Pannoni Thriller.
Here is a letter from Bobbi Hill indicating the interested “A” list actors for this project:
RE: The Preyers Film Project
To whom it may concern:
I Bobbi Hill Casting agent have been in communication with the agents on the film “The Preyers”.
I have been in touch with the Talent Agencies and managers of the following actors. Robert DiNero, Al Pacino, Andy Garcia, along with, actor Vincent Pastore, Joe Pesci.
They have shown much interest in the film. We are working on agreements, pending finalizing this project.
Also other interested parties are: Eric Roberts, William Forsythe, Chazz Palminteri, and Richard Pryor Jr.
We have others that are in consideration such as Armand Assante, Mark Ruffalo, and James Russo.
The Agents of the actors are very interested; of course the agreements are still being worked out.
Of course no agreements or contracts can be finalized until funding has been put in place.
Bobbi Hill, Casting Director
Bobbi Hill Casting Agent / Reel People Casting (727) 848-3709
If there is any other information that you may require, please feel free to contact Ernie Lijoi Sr. or Mr. Alan Glazer.
Thank you for your interest in this project.
Ernie Lijoi Sr., Writer & Producer
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Our project is now in the funding stages
and there is much interest.
and there is much interest.