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Goodman continues to explore life after mayoralship

Outgoing Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is "exploring what’s going to happen with the rest of my life," he said Thursday, and those explorations recently took him to a Hollywood meeting about producing an unspecified movie.

"There’s a phone call that’s waiting for me up there about this potential of being an executive producer," he said at his weekly press conference. "As soon as I sign the bottom line, you will be the first to know."

Goodman has outlined a few possibilities when his term ends this summer. He’s talked about opening a speakeasy downtown, being an ambassador for Southern Nevada, and about delving into the motion picture or television industry. In a December interview, he said he’d discussed being involved in a television series about a fictional mayor (he would not be playing the mayor) as well as a script about a former law client that would follow in the footsteps of famous Mafia movies.

He’s been on screen plenty of times — in "Casino," of course, as well as the televisions shows "Las Vegas," "Holly’s World" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation." He also had a brief scene as himself in "Rush Hour 2," but it was deleted in the theatrical release.

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