Why Is Armand Trying to Kill Dwight? Here’s What We Know so Far
Someone’s after Dwight Mandfredi Tulsa King. When he first arrived in Tulsa, his appearance startled a man named Armand Truisi. After locating Dwight, Armond attempted to shoot him while he was taking his driving test. Luckily he fails and Dwight manages to track him down. So who is this mystery man and why did he target Dwight in the Taylor Sheridan series?
[Warning: Tulsa King Episode 3 spoilers ahead.]
Armand Truisi tries to shoot Dwight in Episode 3 of “Tulsa King”.
In the premiere episode of Tulsa King, a man named Armand Truisi discovered Dwight Manfredi at the Tulsa mall. He calls his friend Eddie and anxiously asks if there’s any chance Dwight is in Tulsa. In the next episode, Armand gets a call from Eddie at Fennario Ranch confirming that Dwight is in town.
He advises Armand to look for Dwight at the fanciest hotel in town. Armand learns that Dwight is staying at the Mayo Hotel and follows him to the DPS. While Dwight is taking his driving test, Armand tries to shoot him through the car window.
Why is Armand trying to kill Dwight?
While investigating who tried to kill him, Dwight initially suspects Vince, a member of the Invernizzi crime family. Dwight broke Vince’s jaw Tulsa King Series premiere. However, Chickies assures him that Vince had nothing to do with it and that killing Dwight would negatively affect their business.
Eventually, Dwight tracks down the real attacker, Armand, at Fennario Ranch. Dwight follows him home, but decides against running after him when he sees Armand with his son.
Although viewers know who tried to kill Dwight, Tulsa King still have to explain why. Armand is nervous when he sees Dwight and is convinced that this man will try to kill him. Armand is also listed as a member of the Invernizzi crime family. Maybe something he’s done in the past led to Dwight’s 25-year sentence.
On a darker note, maybe Chickies is bluffing and the Invernizzi crime family is really trying to get rid of Dwight. However, this theory seems a little less likely. So far we don’t know who Eddie is or how he confirmed Dwight is in Oklahoma, but he doesn’t appear to be involved with the mob.
Max Casella calls working with Sylvester Stallone his ‘childhood dream’
Max Casella portrays Armand in Tulsa King. This name will likely sound familiar to fans of the mob genre. Casella played a gangster named Benny Fazio The sopranos and a character named Leo D’Alessio in the television series Boardwalk Empire. Tulsa King Showrunner Terence Winter worked on both series.
For Casella, working with Slyvester Stallone was quite an experience. “I had his poster on my wall when I was 10 and now I’m playing with him? It’s surreal,” he told PageSix. “I’ve played with a lot of big stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp. Sometimes it’s up or down your experience with them, but nobody’s quite like Sly, who was such a superhero to my 10-year-old self. It was like my childhood dream.”
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