The untitled project, directed by Michael Dinner, will also star Jesse Lee Soffer ("The Brady Bunch Movie," "As the World Turns") and will center on a female doctor working for the mob in Chicago.
Carpinello will play a member of the Southside Outfit. Soffer has been cast as the female doctor's brother.
Carpinello has been seen on Broadway in Rock of Ages, Xanadu and Saturday Night Fever. His film and television credits include "The Punisher," "The Great Raid," "The Good Wife," "Body of Proof" and "NCIS," among others.