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A look at the final scene from HBO's The Sopranos (Image: WarnerMedia).

The Sopranos Creator David Chase Confirms Tony's Fate, Then Doesn't?

Did The Sopranos creator David Chase finally give us an answer to one of television and pop culture's most hotly-debated topics: that final scene? Based on transcripts from a leaked interview for the book The Sopranos Sessions, it appears co-author Alan Sepinwall was able to elicit two words out of Chase that might just shift[...]

A scene from Looney Tunes Cartoons, courtesy of HBO Max.

HBO Max: Bugs Bunny and Elmo Beat Out Bada Bing, Dragons and Cosmos

Using social media, fan ratings, and rates of online (shall we say) "access", the organization gauges (and in this case, ranks) the popularity of shows, and guess what? If you're a fan of  The Sopranos, Game of Thrones, Sex and the City, or Doctor Who, you might want to sit down because animation and Sesame[...]

'Perry Mason': Orphan Black Star Tatiana Maslany Joins HBO Limited Series

With television director, writer, and producer Tim Van Patten (Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones) set to direct and executive produce, the upcoming project stars Matthew Rhys (The Americans) in the title role.[caption id="attachment_538039" align="aligncenter" width="701"] BBC[/caption]Set in 1932 Los Angeles, where while the rest of the country recovers from the Great Depression – the city is[...]

'Perry Mason' HBO Greenlights Limited Series; Tim Van Patten to Direct, EP

It's been awhile since anyone's seen the famed criminal defense attorney back in the courtroom and back on the case, but that's about to come to an end with television director, writer, and producer Tim Van Patten (Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones) set to direct and executive produce HBO's Perry Mason Written and[...]

'Lincoln': Michael Imperioli, Arielle Kebbel Join NBC's 'Bone Collector' Series Adapt

NBC has added The Sopranos' Michael Imperioli and Arielle Kebbel (Midnight, Texas) to the cast of Lincoln, the network's series pilot based on Jeffery Deaver’s bestselling 1997 mystery/thriller The Bone Collector and the Lincoln Rhyme book series Imperioli and Kebbel star opposite series lead Russell Hornsby on the project, produced by Universal Television and Sony[...]

'The Many Saints of Newark' Gains Ray F**king Liotta

The Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark just added a notorious goodfella to the cast, and we're pretty f**king keen on seeing who Ray Liotta will be playing.[caption id="attachment_994818" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ray Liotta in NBC's "Shades of Blue"Photo courtesy of NBC[/caption]“I am thrilled to be working with David Chase and Alan Taylor on The Many Saints[...]

Michael Gandolfini to Play Young Tony in 'The Sopranos' Movie

This casting news is a bit of an emotional roller coaster- The Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark have cast young Tony Soprano, and there is most definitely a family connection.[caption id="attachment_975874" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Michael GandolfiniPhoto by Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]Michael Gandolfini, son of the late James Gandolfini (who played the Jersey mobster in the[...]

Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen Join 'The Sopranos' Prequel Film

The Many Saints of Newark is rounding out their cast, with two new names being added to The Sopranos sequel film from series creator David Chase.[caption id="attachment_972135" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Corey StollPhoto by lev radin /[/caption]According to Variety, Corey Stoll and Billy Magnussen have both joined the HBO / New Line Cinema film, joining the previously announced cast of Vera[...]

Vera Farmiga, Jon Bernthal Join 'The Sopranos' Prequel Film

The prequel film The Many Saints of Newark based on the early days of notable characters from HBO's hit series The Sopranos is gaining more cast members.[caption id="attachment_971392" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vera FarmigaPhoto by DFree /[/caption]It was just revealed that Vera Farmiga and Jon Bernthal have joined the feature film, according to a report from Variety.[caption id="attachment_971391" align="aligncenter"[...]

The Sopranos: Alessandro Nivola Talks Dickie Moltisanti, Prequel Film 'The Many Saints of Newark'

HBO‘s groundbreaking series The Sopranos is celebrating its 20th anniversay – but this week has been more about looking ahead than looking back, with actor Alessandro Nivola comfirming series creator David Chase's news on upcoming series prequel film The Many Saints of Newark from earlier this week (see below) - as well as some additional details.[caption id="attachment_969197" align="aligncenter" width="2000"][...]


The Sopranos Creator David Chase Confirms Young Tony Soprano in Prequel Film

HBO's groundbreaking series The Sopranos is celebrating its 20th anniversay this week - let that sink in for a minute as you think back to where you were (and what you were wearing) in 1999 Looks like you're not the only one thinking about the past, with series creator David Chase moving ahead with series[...]

FX Adapting James Clavell's Feudal Japan Novel 'Shogun' as 10-Episode Limited Series

Announced by FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf during today's Televison Critics Association's (TCA) summer press event, the project is set to be filmed in the UK and Japan; and will be the network's largest international production to date.Tim Van Patten (The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire) is set to direct several episodes, with Eugene Kelly[...]

Annabella Sciorra

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2 Adds Annabella Sciorra as Rosalie Carbone

All Rights Reserved[/caption]In what seems to be a rather late announcement for a series that was said to wrap filming back in November 2017, The Sopranos alum Annabella Sciorra has been cast in season 2 of Marvel's Luke Cage Sciorra has been cast as Rosalie Carbone, a dangerous downtown criminal underworld power player with an[...]


The Sopranos to Get Feature Film Prequel, 'The Many Saints of Newark'

Chase, the creator of the Sopranos, co-wrote the script with Lawrence Konner, one of the writers on the series.The Sopranos ran for six season between 1999 and 2007 and changed a lot of things It established HBO as a home for compelling television originals and it established the market for DVD sales of popular series[...]

GLOW Season 2 Brings The Sopranos' Annabella Sciorra into the Ring

[caption id="attachment_770921" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Credit: Tinseltown /[/caption]The squared circle just got a little more crowded, with The Sopranos alum Annabella Sciorra set for a recurring role on the second season of Netflix's hit '80s wrestling series GLOW Created and executive produced by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch and executive produced by Orange Is the New Black[...]

True Detective Season 3 Adds Stephen Dorff to HBO Anthology Series

[caption id="attachment_770079" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]With details on the third season of HBO's True Detective finally starting to surface, there comes word that Stephen Dorff (Blade, Wheeler) is set to star opposite Mahershala Ali (House of Cards, Luke Cage) and Carmen Ejogo (Selma, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) in the[...]

'Goodfellas', 'Raging Bull' Veteran Actor Frank Vincent Dies At 78

Sure, Vincent was known for playing a gangster in more than a handful of films (the man was born for it) but he would never allow himself to be typecast as only one particular type of "tough guy" and it showed in a number of roles that you might not expect from The Sopranos' Phil[...]

John Heard

'Home Alone' Actor John Heard Dead At Age 72

On TV he appeared in Miami Vice, The Sopranos and NCIS: Los Angeles.Heard had been married three times, including a short-lived marriage to actress Margot Kidder. He is survived by his daughter and two sons. Actor John Heard, the star of several huge '80s and '90s films, was found dead Friday in a Palo Alto, CA[...]