Soon after New Line and Warner Bros. greenlit The Quite a few Saints of Newark in 2018, facts about the Sopranos prequel film remained obscure — till now!
As the HBO series gears up to rejoice its 20th anniversary, creator David Chase is shedding light on the future movie. Speaking with Deadline, Chase dealt with the concern just about every diehard lover would like answered — will Tony Soprano make an visual appearance?
And the solution is sure! Tony Soprano will return to screens… but as a younger version of himself. Unfortunately, any hope for a sequel was squashed when the Tony Soprano, James Gandolfini, handed absent in 2013. But in The A lot of Saints of Newark, which will target on racial rigidity among African Us residents and Italian Americans in Newark in the ’70s, highlights the early times of the New Jersey mob.
The film will also involve another Sopranos relationship with the inclusion of Christopher’s (Michael Imperioli) father Dickie Moltisanti, portrayed by Alessandro Nivola. Dickie will serve as the connection to the unique collection as a mob soldier during the time period. Supporters of the sequence will keep in mind that Christopher’s father was killed in the ’70s by a shifty cop, and Christopher afterwards sought revenge.
Chase says he turned intrigued with telling this story right after discovering about lifetime in Newark through the period. “I was interested in Newark and daily life in Newark at that time,” he describes. “I applied to go to down there each Saturday evening for dinner with my grandparents. But the detail that intrigued me most was Tony’s boyhood. I was interested in discovering that.”
But it was not always that way for Chase. He reveals he wrestled with the idea of a movie for a long time right before at some point determining to carry on with it.
“I was in opposition to [the movie] for a extended time and I am still very anxious about it, but I turned intrigued in Newark, where my moms and dads arrived from, and in which the riots took position… I was just intrigued in the total Newark riot matter. I started out considering about those people situations and arranged crime, and I just received interested in mixing all those two factors,” he concludes.
As The Numerous Saints of Newark shapes up to be a Sopranos fan’s desire, the first series carries on to be celebrated. The Sopranos adjusted tv when it premiered in January 1999. Soon after Tony Soprano, antiheroes grew to become portion of the pop society cloth, which include people this sort of as Breaking Lousy‘s Walter White and Dexter Morgan from Dexter.