The “Saints” aren’t marching in simply but.
After being postponed over COVID-19 considerations, the much-anticipated “The Many Saints of Newark” is lastly set to open on September 24, 2021 — virtually a yr after its authentic deliberate launch date.
“The Sopranos” prequel, which is being produced by New Line Cinemas and launched by Warner Bros., was initially slated to hit theaters and streaming companies in September 2020, Variety reported.
The David Chase-created mafia flick was later rescheduled for this spring because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Billed because the origin story of HBO’s iconic mob drama — which ran from 1999 to 2007 — “The Many Saints of Newark” follows the DiMeo crime household as they vie with rival factions over the riot-ravaged streets of Nineteen Sixties Newark, New Jersey.
Young Tony Soprano shall be portrayed fittingly by Michael Gandolfini, the lookalike son of the late James Gandolfini, who performed the grownup Soprano within the iconic HBO collection. The actor, 21, revealed final yr that he never even watched his dad’s legendary show till he was cast within the prequel.
The star-studded cast additionally consists of Leslie Odom Jr. of “Hamilton” fame, Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Alessandro Nivola, Billy Magnussen, John Magaro, Michela De Rossi, Ray Liotta and Vera Farmiga.
“The Many Saints Of Newark” will concurrently hit theaters and on the HBO Max streaming service.