Get Ready to Return to the New Jersey Underworld in the Sopranos Prequel Movie

From TIME - March 8, 2018

Although Sopranos fans may never get a definitive answer to what exactly happened when the screen cut to black in the shows polarizing final scene, now, theyll at least get to learn a little more about the events that preceded Tonys rise to power in the DiMeo crime family.

According to Deadline, New Line Cinema has officially purchased a screenplay from creator David Chase and screenwriter Lawrence Konner for a movie prequel to the award-winning HBO drama. Currently titled The Many Saints of Newark, the film will center on the Newark riot that took place during the Long Hot Summer of 1967.

That was a time when the African-Americans and the Italians of Newark were at each others throats, and amongst the gangsters of each group, those conflicts became especially lethal, Deadline reports.


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