‘The Sopranos’ prequel ‘Newark’ units a 2020 launch date

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“The Sopranos” prequel has a launch date and a brand new title.

Merely titled “Newark,” the movie will hit theaters on Sept. 25, 2020, greater than 13 years after the acclaimed HBO collection got here to an finish.

The forged will embody Alessandro Nivola, Vera Farmiga, Ray Liotta, Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, and John Magaro.

Michael Gandolfini, the son of the late “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini, will painting a youthful model of his father’s well-known character, Tony Soprano, within the movie. Different characters from the present may additionally seem within the prequel.

David Chase, the creator of the HBO collection, teamed up with Lawrence Konner for the script, which is rumored to be set throughout the Newark riots of July 1967. Unhealthy blood between African-People and Italian-People erupted within the New Jersey metropolis on the time and resulted in 26 deaths and a whole bunch of accidents.

Alan Taylor will direct the movie, which was beforehand named “The Many Saints of Newark.” He directed 9 episodes of “The Sopranos” all through its lifespan, along with seven episodes of “Recreation of Thrones,” in addition to characteristic movies “Thor: The Darkish World” and “Terminator Genisys.”

With a late September launch date, “Newark” could also be making an awards season run, capitalizing on the fan following and sustained essential approval for “The Sopranos.”

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