"The Sopranos" sequel "The Many Saints of Newark" will soon roll for the cameras. However, this project from series creator David Chase won't be another television show. Instead, it will be a feature-length movie about the life of Richard "Dickie" Moltisanti. Alessandro Nivola has been cast to play the lead in "The Many Saints of Newark." He confir...

Twenty years ago, mobster Tony Soprano walked into a psychiatrists office and glued over 10 million Americans to their television sets for the next eight years in one of the most groundbreaking shows in history. Fans of “The Sopranos” can relive their love and passion for TV’s greatest mob story at WORD Jersey City on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 7:30 p.m.,...

There may be no show in the history of television that changed the art form more than The Sopranos. It ushered in an era of brooding antiheroes and complex, serialized storytelling that still thrives today, with an ever-growing roster of imitators (a few worthy, many not). When the show debuted on January 10, 1999, Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Se...

When Michael Imperioli stars in the finale of Showtime’s historical prison-break drama, “Escape at Dannemora,” on Sunday, his roles will have traversed an almost 30-year arc from one extreme end of the law to the other: from New York gangster to New York Governor. Imperioli first drew wider attention in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film “Goodfellas,” p...

Alessandro Nivola is American. This is a fact I thought I had come to terms with. Yet it still felt like a complete bolt out of the blue when an English accent didn’t emerge as we sat down to chat. Ever since Michael Winterbottom took a chance on casting him as a Hastings fisherman in 1998’s I Want You, Nivola has cemented himself as stage and scre...

According to various reports, the cast and crew for The Sopranos prequel are starting to come together. The feature film project began with a deal between David Chase, the HBO show’s creator, and New Line Cinema. Chase and Lawrence Konner, another Sopranos alumnus, will get credit for the script, which is titled The Many Saints of Newark. Meanwh...

Actor Alessandro Nivola is currently in talks to play the lead in the upcoming Sopranos prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark. Nivola will likely play Dickey Moltisanti, according to The Hollywood Reporter, “a charismatic but violent made man who falls in love with his father’s much younger bride, a recent immigrant from Italy.” Moltisanti is chi...

Will the real Steven Van Zandt stand up? The Jersey boy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who’s played with Bruce Springsteen and the E. Street Band off and on for decades. He played Silvio, Tony Soprano’s mob sidekick, on six seasons of HBO’s The Sopranos. He’s introduced over 1,000 new bands in the last 15 years on Little Steven’s Underground Gara...

A new The Sopranos’ prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark, will help fill in the gaps about certain narrative details from the TV show, with new character details surfacing. It’s been 11 years since HBO aired the polarizing final episode, leaving viewers wondering about the fate of the central family while sparking discussions about the series' l...

Michael Imperioli is a very well-known individual largely for some of the iconic roles he’s had throughout the years and the performance he’s managed to turn in regarding some films. In many films he either plays a criminal or a lowlife but in others he does play far more positive and authoritative characters. In his younger years he was kind of th...