The Many Saints of Newark

The Many Saints of Newark
  • 2021
  • US
  • 2h
  • 15
  • Directed by: Alan Taylor
  • Cast: Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Michael Gandolfini, Billy Magnussen, Michela De Rossi, John Magaro, Ray Liotta, Vera Farmiga

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Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark, N.J., history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters start to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle he idolizes, Dickie Moltisanti, whose influence over his nephew will help shape the impressionable teenager into the all-powerful mob boss, Tony Soprano.

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Alan Taylor pleased with bigger budget on The Many Saints Of Newark

27 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Alan Taylor was grateful to have more resources while directing 'The Many Saints Of Newark'. The 62-year-old filmmaker has helmed the new movie, which serves as the prequel to the acclaimed TV series 'The Sopranos', and was pleased that he was able to…

Ray Liotta flew out to New York to land The Many Saints of Newark role

24 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Ray Liotta flew out to New York to ask for a role in 'The Many Saints of Newark'. The 66-year-old actor plays Aldo 'Hollywood Dick' Moltisanti in the prequel to 'The Sopranos' and revealed that he was so desperate to land the part that he paid for his…

Alessandro Nivola never watched The Sopranos before The Many Saints of Newark audition

21 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Alessandro Nivola had never watched 'The Sopranos' before auditioning for 'The Many Saints of Newark'. The 49-year-old actor plays Dickie Moltisanti in the new film, which serves as a prequel to the acclaimed TV series, but admits that he had no prior…

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Michael Gandolfini follows in the footsteps of his father James as The Sopranos gets an impressive prequel

When the great James Gandolfini died in 2013, six years after putting to bed TV tough guy Tony Soprano, it seemed to polish off any hope of a revival – even though the character's final onscreen moments were, in themselves, deliciously ambiguous. But…

Jon Bernthal urges caution over The Many Saints of Newark

16 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Jon Bernthal has warned fans that 'The Many Saints of Newark' is different from 'The Sopranos'. The 44-year-old actor plays Giovanni 'Johnny Boy' Soprano, the father of Tony, in the upcoming flick that serves as the prequel to the acclaimed HBO series…

Michael Gandolfini didn't think about grief for dad while shooting Sopranos movie

1 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Michael Gandolfini blocked out his grief for his dad while filming 'The Many Saints of Newark'. The 22-year-old actor portrays a younger version of Tony Soprano, the role made famous by his late father James Gandolfini in the 'Sopranos' TV show in the…

Sopranos prequel The Many Saints of Newark delayed

14 Jan 2021

Film gossip

'The Many Saints of Newark' film has been delayed once again. The flick, a prequel to the acclaimed Mafia TV drama series 'The Sopranos', is now set for release on September 24 having been rescheduled for a third time due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Sopranos prequel gets release date

15 Mar 2019

Film gossip

'The Sopranos' prequel will be released in September 2020. New Line have confirmed their long-awaited movie will hit cinemas on September 25 next year and revealed its title has changed from 'The Many Saints of Newark' to simply 'Newark'. The movie will…

Michael Gandolfini to star as Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark

23 Jan 2019

Film gossip

James Gandolfini's son Michael Gandolfini is set to star as the young Tony Soprano in 'The Many Saints of Newark'. The 19-year-old son of the late Hollywood icon – who passed away in 2013 – will follow in his father's footsteps in the upcoming prequel…

Vera Farmiga and Jon Bernthal latest to join The Soprano's prequel

15 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Vera Farmiga and Jon Bernthal are to star in 'Sopranos' prequel film 'The Many Saints of Newark'. 'The Conjuring' star and 'The Walking Dead' actor have been cast in unspecified roles in the project which is being created by David Chase 20 years after…

David Chase to explore Tony Soprano's childhood in prequel

9 Jan 2019

Film gossip

David Chase is going to explore Tony Soprano's childhood in 'The Many Saints of Newark' prequel film. The 73-year-old American screenwriter wrote HBO mafia series 'The Sopranos' – which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year – and has now created a…

Alessandro Nivola in negotioations for 'The Sopranos' prequel movie

21 Nov 2018

Film gossip

Alessandro Nivola is in negotiations to play Dickey Motisanti in 'The Sopranos' prequel movie. 'The Many Saints of Newark' – the spin-off based on the massively successful HBO drama about a Mafia family in New Jersey – has reached the casting stage…

Alan Taylor set to direct The Sopranos prequel movie

4 Jul 2018

Film gossip

Alan Taylor has reportedly been hired to direct a prequel movie to the TV series 'The Sopranos'. The award-winning director has helmed a host of popular TV shows in the past, including 'The Sopranos', as well as films such as 'Thor: The Dark World' and…

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