NEW YORK (AFP) – A movie following the motion main as much as the cult hit sequence The Sopranos is in manufacturing, a supply near the venture advised AFP on Thursday (March eight), confirming stories on US leisure web site Deadline.
New Line Cinema studio – a movie manufacturing label of Warner Bros – has purchased the rights to the screenplay The Many Saints Of Network, written by Sopranos creator David Chase and tv and cinema screenwriter Lawrence Konner.
The prequel’s plot transports viewers to 1960s New Jersey, the period of the Newark riots which noticed clashes between the town’s black and Italian communities – and the gangsters inside every group – the supply mentioned.
Many of the venture’s particulars stay beneath wraps – however a number of characters from the Sopranos sequence will make an look within the movie, presumably performed by youthful actors.
Co-writer David Chase will even produce the movie and have a say within the number of a not-yet-known director.
Broadcast between 1999 and 2007 on the US cable community HBO, The Sopranos marked, within the view of specialists, the start of a golden age for tv sequence with its darkish humour and complicated characters.
The sequence, which ran for six seasons with 86 episodes, was awarded 21 Emmy Awards and 5 Golden Globes.
Star James Gandolfini – who performed troubled mob boss Tony Soprano – died of a coronary heart assault in 2013.