‘Sopranos’ Prequel Movie Renamed ‘Newark,’ Gets Prime Awards Season 2020 Release

‘Sopranos’ Prequel Movie Renamed ‘Newark,’ Gets Prime Awards Season 2020 Release
Oscar season better get ready for young Tony Soprano. Warner Bros. has announced “The Sopranos” prequel movie is now going by the working title “Newark” instead of “The Many Saints of Newark. The film will open in theaters September 25, 2020. The release date makes it a prime awards season title and puts a world premiere at a fall film festival such as Telluride or the Toronto International Film Festival on the table. The television series picked up 21 Emmys and five Golden Globes during its run, so there’s no reason to think Warner Bros. isn’t viewing this prequel film as a potential awards season title.

“Newark” is written by “The Sopranos” creator David Chase and is being directed by Alan Taylor, the filmmaker who directed several “Sopranos” episodes before helming big budget movies such as “Thor: The Dark World” and “Terminator Genisys.” The story is set in 1960s Newark amidst
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