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Michael Gandolfini to star as Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark

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Published on January 23, 2019 - Duration: 00:56s

Michael Gandolfini to star as Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark

Michael Gandolfini to star as Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark The 19-year-old son of the late Hollywood icon will follow in his father's footsteps in the upcoming prequel movie to the hugely popular HBO show 'The Sopranos'.

In which James starred as the New Jersey organised crime family boss.

In James' run as the anti-hero he won multiple Emmys, SAG Awards and a Golden Globe, Now his son Michael will take over the reins in the planned prequel movie, which will detail the "boyhood" of Tony before he becomes the crime boss portrayed by James.

According to Deadline, Michael was cast by producers after an extensive audition process,.

As they felt his mastery of the character's mannerisms paired with his resemblance to his father made him the standout choice for the role.

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