the sopranos prequel cast

Michael Gandolfini will be stepping into his late father’s shoes to play the younger version of James Gandolfini‘s most iconic role. The Deuce actor will be starring as a young Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark, the prequel film to The Sopranos, David Chase’s seminal HBO crime drama series. Gandolfini will be joining a cast that already includes Cory Stoll, Jon Bernthal, and Vera Farmiga.

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sopranos prequel movie cast corey stoll

The Sopranos prequel movie cast continues to expand like someone’s waistline after eating a whole tray of baked ziti. The latest: Corey Stoll and Billy Magnussen have come about the film, titled The Many Saints of Newark, in undisclosed roles. They join Alessandro Nivola, who is playing Dickie Moltisanti, and Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga, who, like Stoll and Magnussen, are playing parts currently under wraps.

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sopranos prequel movie cast jon bernthal

The Many Saints of Newark, the Sopranos prequel movie from series creator David Chase, just added two exciting new cast members: Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga. At this time, we don’t know who Bernthal and Farmiga are playing – brand new characters, or younger versions of characters we met during the run of The Sopranos. The duo join Alessandro Nivola, who is set to play Dickie Moltisanti, father of Sopranos character Christopher Multisanti. More on the Sopranos prequel movie cast below.

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Star Wars Version of Hamlet

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch a new take on Hamlet that takes the famous Shakespearean soliloquy from the play and gives it to a Stormtrooper on Tatooine from Star Wars. Plus, The Sopranos creator David Chase and star Edie Falco reflect on the series 20 years later, and the trailer for Glass gets recut with the focus put on Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy character Brick Tamland. Read More »

sopranos series finale

The Sopranos marks its 20th anniversary this week, and everyone is still talking about the series finale, some 12 years after it aired. Love it or hate it, the Sopranos finale was unforgettable, particularly for its now-infamous final scene in which (spoilers) the screen cut to black, and held there, leaving the fate of Tony Soprano ambiguous, and spouting many theories in the process. But according to creator David Chase, the series could’ve had a much different final scene – one that would’ve been a little less open-ended.

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sopranos prequel movie cast

The Sopranos creator David Chase has answered a very pressing question regarding his Sopranos prequel movie, The Many Saints of Newark: will we see Tony Soprano in the film? The answer – yes. Since the film is set in the 1960s, it enables Chase and company to skirt around the tragic fact that James Gandolfini, who so famously played Tony, died in 2013. As a result, the Tony we see in The Many Saints of Newark will be around 8-years-old.

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sopranos movie cast

The Sopranos movie, The Many Saints of Newark, is still happening, and the first piece of potential casting has been announced. Alessandro Nivola is in negotiations to play Dickey Moltisanti in the film, which is set before the events of The Sopranos. That’s no doubt a familiar name to fans of the show – Dickey Moltisanti was the father of Christopher Moltisanti, played by Michael Imperioli in the groundbreaking HBO series. Dickey was already dead by the time the events of The Sopranos took place, but The Many Saints of Newark will likely fill in his backstory. More on the Sopranos movie cast below.

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Sopranos prequel movie

That Sopranos prequel movie is really happening, and now it has a director. Alan Taylor, the filmmaker behind Thor: The Dark World, is set to helm The Many Saints Of Newark, a film set in the 1960s featuring several characters from the iconic HBO series The Sopranos.

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the sopranos prequel

David Chase is returning to the blood-stained shores of New Jersey for a The Sopranos prequel.

The creator of the critically acclaimed, groundbreaking HBO series is working on the screenplay for a prequel film titled The Many Saints of Newark.

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/Response: Your Favorite TV Episodes of All Time

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(Welcome to /Response, the companion piece to our /Answers series and a space where /Film readers can chime in and offer their two cents on a particular question.)

Earlier this week, the /Film team wrote about their favorite TV episodes of all time. We then opened the floor to our readers: what is your favorite episode of television? And you let us know!

We have collected our favorite answers (edited for length and clarity) below. Next week’s question: what is your favorite movie gunfight? Send your (at least one paragraph, please) answer to slashfilmpitches@gmail.com!

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