The cult series “The Sopranos” is to receive a prequel series after the prequel film “The Many Saints of Newark.” HBO is negotiating with showrunner David Chase.
In 1999 the gangster series ” The Sopranos ” by David Chase and Terence Winter first appeared on US broadcaster HBO. Six seasons were produced, and today, the series is considered a cult. The movie “The Many Saints of Newark” started this year and has revived the series to draw from the nostalgia.
The film is said not to have had the desired success at the box office, but the old series has experienced a new hype. Therefore, HBO is now negotiating with David Chase to set up a prequel series related to the film.
While “The Sopranos” is set in the late 90s, “The Many Saints of Newark” starts in the 60s and revolves around a young Tony Soprano who played in the film by Michael Gandolfini the son of the late James Gandolfini will. In the series, the elder Tony was played by James.
For David Chase, who is interested in creating a new series in the Sopranos universe, there is only one condition – as emerges from a conversation with US magazine Deadline: “That would be if Terry [Winter] and I write the scripts write together. I would be there “.
Chase’s statement gives hope, especially since Winter, who also worked with Martin Scorsese on ” Boardwalk Empire ” and “The Wolf of Wall Street,” also expressed his interest: “The idea of doing a new series, and that with David [Chase], I’d be there in a minute.”
Nothing is certain yet, but we will soon find tangible information about a potential prequel to the cult series. We’ll tell you how to watch the prequel film “The Many Saints of Newark” in this country in the stream.