Chase and director Alan Taylor shift focus onto Dickie Moltisanti; the much-talked-about yet-never-seen father of Tony’s cousin Christopher, played by Michael Imperioli in the show.
The Many Saints of Newark sees 22-year-old Michael Gandolfini inherit the larger-than-life role of Tony Soprano
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"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.
The Soprano family – and extended family – could potentially return to our screens, the president of HBO has said.
The Sopranos prequel movie is set to commence under the working title of Newark, according to reports, and now has an official release date too.
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 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
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EXCLUSIVE: It's official. Tony Soprano lives on! In the week that The Sopranos celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the groundbreaking HBO series, David Chase has given Deadline a bit of clarity on the prequel feature film The Many Saints of Newark that he wrote with Sopranos alum Lawrence Konner. Chase confirms that a young Tony Soprano will be part of the tapestry of the period film. As Deadline was first to reveal last March, the film will be made by New…
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 […]
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