• The 50 most exciting movies to look forward to in 2020
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    The 50 most exciting movies to look forward to in 2020

    The year in film for 2019 is nearly over — pending Star Wars, Cats, and Jumanji of course — with the movie industry delivering dozens of memorable films, whether for good or bad reasons.But now it’s time to put the movies of 2019 to one side and take a look at the year to come. It’s a year without the Star Wars mega-franchise and with the Marvel Cinematic Universe undergoing a period of reinvention as the dust settles in the wake of the biggest movie ever made.There are plenty of blockbusters to look forward to in the coming 12 months, but there’s also an entire Oscar season to work through and a whole host of interesting, smaller movies that will make a big impression when they land in cinemas.Here are just 50 of the best films to keep an eye out for next year.Read more:Look back at the most anticipated films for 2019Most incredible actor transformations of 2019Notable Hollywood deaths in 2019

  • James Gandolfini's son Michael had never watched 'The Sopranos' until he auditioned to play Tony Soprano in prequel
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    James Gandolfini's son Michael had never watched 'The Sopranos' until he auditioned to play Tony Soprano in prequel

    "The funny thing is, before the audition, I had never watched a minute of 'The Sopranos,'" Michael Gandolfini, the son of late 'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini, told Esquire.

  • Sopranos prequel movie casts James Gandolfini's son as the young Tony Soprano
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    Sopranos prequel movie casts James Gandolfini's son as the young Tony Soprano

    Michael Gandolfini, the son of the late James Gandolfini, will play the young Tony Soprano in the forthcoming prequel movie, The Many Saints of Newark.

  • Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga to Join ‘Sopranos’ Prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’
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    Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga to Join ‘Sopranos’ Prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’

    Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga are in final negotiations to join the cast of the prequel to “The Sopranos,” with the working title “The Many Saints of Newark,” an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. Bernthal and Farmiga join the cast opposite Alessandro Nivola, who is playing Dickie Moltisanti in the feature film. Both Bernthal and Farmiga’s character details are under wraps. “The Many Saints of Newark” is set in the era of the Newark riots in the 1960s, when the African-Americans and the Italians of Newark were at each other’s throats, and when among the gangsters of each group, it became especially lethal. While other plot details are vague, the film is expected to include appearances from several key characters from “The Sopranos.” Also Read: Jon Bernthal Rips Alt-Right 'Punisher' Fans: 'F-- Them' “The Sopranos” series creator David Chase co-wrote the script with Lawrence Konner. Alan Taylor (“Thor: The Dark World,” “Game of Thrones”) is directing the film. Chase and Konner will also produce. Nicole Lambert on behalf of Chase Films and Marcus Viscidi are executive producing. Farmiga recently wrapped production on Ava DuVernay’s Netflix limited series, “Central Park Five,” and she’ll next be seen in “Godzilla: King of Monsters” and “Captive State.” She’s repped by CAA, Authentic Talent, ID and Peikoff Mahan Bernthal’s upcoming projects include James Mangold’s untitled Ford vs Ferrari film and he is about to premiere in the second season of “The Punisher.” He is represented by WME, Attorney David Weber and Narrative PR. Variety was first to report. Read original story Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga to Join ‘Sopranos’ Prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ At TheWrap

  • Alessandro Nivola Eyed to Star in ‘Sopranos’ Movie as Dickey Moltisanti (EXCLUSIVE)
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    Alessandro Nivola Eyed to Star in ‘Sopranos’ Movie as Dickey Moltisanti (EXCLUSIVE)

    It looks like David Chase and New Line have found their first star for the “Sopranos” feature film. Sources tell Variety that Alessandro Nivola is in negotiations to star as Dickey Moltisanti in “The Many Saints of Newark,” the prequel movie to the critically acclaimed and massively successful HBO TV series. New Line could not […]