Those who need respect, give respect. And those that wish to see Tony Soprano once more now can with the discharge of a brand new trailer for “The Many Saints of Newark.”
The movie, a prequel to the HBO sequence “The Sopranos,” focuses on teenage Tony performed by Michael Gandolfini, the son of late “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini, who died in 2013.
The trailer, which dropped on Tuesday, spotlights the younger Tony and his relationship with Dickie Moltisanti (Alessandro Nivola), the daddy of Christopher Moltisanti, performed by Michael Imperioli within the sequence.
“The Many Saints of Newark,” which lately noticed its launch date pushed back one week, is written by the present’s unique creator, David Chase, and Lawrence Konner and directed by “Sopranos” veteran Alan Taylor. The movie is set throughout the Newark riots, throughout which rival gangsters challenged the highly effective DiMeo crime household’s maintain over the territory.
The solid additionally consists of Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, Michela De Rossi, John Magaro, Ray Liotta and Vera Farmiga. Michael Gandolfini, 22, famously never even watched his dad’s legendary show till he was fittingly solid on this prequel.
The two-minute trailer opens with James Gandolfini’s narration because the older Tony says, “When I was a kid, guys like me were brought up to follow codes.” The youthful Tony, standing at a telephone sales space, reveals his harsh mood by beating up a pal earlier than the display screen turns black.
The scene cuts to Tony’s college, the place a middle-aged Livia Soprano, performed by Vera Farmiga, sits with a faculty steering counselor to speak about her son Tony’s grades.
“On the basis of the Stanford-Binet, he’s high IQ,” the steering counselor quips.
“You can’t prove it by me, he’s got a D-plus average,” Livia says.
Dickie, performed by Alessandro Nivola, mentors his nephew Tony within the trailer, providing Tony some audio system as a present — besides they’re stolen. After an intense montage that includes weapons and hearth, Tony fears that accepting the stolen audio system will harm his shot at attending school.
“You take the speakers, right. At the same time, you say to yourself ‘This is the last time I’m ever going to steal something,’” says Dickie. “It’s that simple.”
Dickie, who struggles to handle his skilled and private obligations, helps make the younger Tony into the mob boss that long-time “Sopranos” followers know. The trailer alludes to Dickie’s highly effective affect over his nephew with the road, “As far as your nephew goes… stay out of his life.”
The trailer contains a cowl of Bob Dylan’s “Gotta Serve Somebody,” which incorporates the becoming lyric, “Well, it may be the devil or it may be the Lord, but you’re gonna have to serve somebody.” The present’s unique theme, “Woke Up This Morning” by Alabama 3, additionally makes a fast look.
The action-packed trailer was offered with the tagline, “Legends aren’t born, they’re made.”
“The Sopranos” debuted in 1999 on HBO, ran for six seasons earlier than concluding with an infamous cut to black. James Gandolfini received three Emmys for his function because the New Jersey mob boss.
“The Many Saints of Newark” shall be in theaters beginning on Oct. 1 and on HBO Max for 31 days following theatrical launch.