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14th May 2019

Here are the first images of young Tony Soprano in the Sopranos prequel movie

Wil Jones

The Many Saints of Newark is set to be released in 2020

Despite ending in 2007, The Sopranos is still regarded as probably the greatest TV show of all time.

The show’s influence continues though, with a prequel movie to the show set to hit cinemas in September 2020.

Taking the role of the Young Tony Soprano is none other than the son of James Gandolfini, Michael.

The film is currently filming in Brooklyn and Newark, and the first set images have appeared showing Michael Gandolfini in character as his father’s most famous role.

The Many Saints of Newark has an absolutely stacked cast, including Alessandro Nivola, Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, Michael Gandolfini and Ray Liotta.

The script is written by Sopranos creator David Chase and series writer Lawrence Konner, and is being directed by Alan Taylor, who helmed multiple episodes of the show. And, er, also directed Thor The Dark World and Terminator: Genisys.

James Gandolfini passed away in 2013, aged 51.