James Gandolfini’s Son Michael To Play Tony Soprano In ‘Sopranos’ Film

Michael Gandolfini has been solid as a younger Tony in “The Many Saints of Newark,” New Line’s prequel film to HBO’s mob collection “The Sopranos” (1999-2007).

“It’s a profound honor to proceed my dad’s legacy whereas entering into the sneakers of a younger Tony Soprano,” Gandolfini mentioned in an announcement, per Selection.

The movie, co-written by “The Sopranos” collection creator, David Chase, is ready in the course of the Newark riots in 1967. Cory Stoll, Billy Magnussen, Jon Bernthal, Alessandro Nivola, and Vera Farmiga have additionally been solid, Selection reported. A few of the collection’ unique characters additionally will seem.

The youthful Gandolfini is greatest identified for enjoying Joey Dwyer on one other HBO property, the sex-industry-set “The Deuce.”

James Gandolfini died at age 51 in 2013. Gandolfini received three Emmys for the position, which featured him as the top of a New Jersey crime household.

CORRECTION: A earlier model incorrectly said that Tony Soprano was shot within the closing episode of “The Sopranos.” His destiny was unclear.