The Sopranos is a well-known HBO crime drama series that is considered to be a masterpiece. The original name of the movie is Newark that is a short version of its working title. The released date is fixed and will be hitting the theatres on 5 September 2020. The show will be hitting the theatre instead of airing on HBO. Fans have compared the show with Deadwood because both the shows are highly popular drama series and are getting a film made on them.
The movie will be set in a theme of riots that took place in the 1960s. It will be laid the foundation of the crime families that we saw in The Sopranos. The casting wasn’t announced till 14 March 2019, and then the details of title and release dates were announced.
The Storyline of the prequel of The Sopranos
The setting of the show will be done around a young Tony Sopranos, who is the protagonist of the show. The show will feature his father, who is known for his toughness and was a mob soldier. His mother’s part will also be portrayed that contributed to his anxiety attacks due to get nagging. The fights between the Italian-Americans and African-Americans led to the spread of organized crime.
The Cast of The Sopranos’ prequel
The main character in the film, Dickie, will be played by Alessandro Nivola. Other impressive casts to be joining are Vera Farmiga, Jon Bernthal, Ray Liotta, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, and John Magaro. Michael Gandolfini will be playing the role of Tony
The release date The Sopranos’ Prequel
The release date has been announced, and the final confirmation has been made for 5 September 2020. Fans are very excited as the prequel will be taking them to the roots of Tony and the role of his parents in the making up of his character.