Leave it to the Sopranos prequel to keep it all in one family: Michael Gandolfini, the son of late Sopranos star James Gandolfini, will be playing a young version of Tony Soprano in & # 39; an upcoming movie, according to our sister times Deadline.
The prequel, titles Newark's Full Saints, is set to & # 39; a Newark travel from & # 39; years & 60s, and centrals at Tony & # 39; s surrounding Dickie Moltisanti, played by Doll & EmIt's Alessandro Nivola. Jon Bernthal (The walking Dead), Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), Corey Stoll (Maphouse) and Billy Magnussen (Maniac) have also signed around the cast, but their rolls have not yet been opened. Plot Details are also pretty, but the movie is expected to recognize younger versions of a number Sopranos characters.
Michael Gandolfini is an actor in his own right, appears in five episodes of HBO's The Deuce last year. He stepped into a role inhabited by his father James Gandolfini, who won the three Emmys as mobboss Tony Soprano The Sopranos& # 39; Original HBO ran from 1999 to 2007. (The older Gandolfini plotted in 2013)
Sopranos Creator David Chase wrote the script Newark's Full Saints, with Emmy Winner Director Alan Taylor – who's just nine episodes The Sopranos – Tapped to make the movie a reality.