gardner allemand 'Bachelor Pad's' Gia Allemand cast as Ava Gardner in filmHold on to your hats, “Bachelor” franchise fans — Gia Allemand (of Jake’s season and “Bachelor Pad”) has been cast as legendary screen beauty Ava Gardner in a new film about the life of actor Gianni Russo, who got his break as Carlo Rizzi in “The Godfather,” a role he would reprise in “The Godfather II” flashback.

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