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‘Many Saints’ Director on Whether That Surprise Character Was Real

[The following story contains spoilers from The Many Saints of Newark.] If you were confused, your reaction was perfectly correct. In The Sopranos prequel movie The Many Saints of Newark, Dickie Moltisanti (Alessandro Nivola) brutally kills his father Aldo “Hollywood Dick” Moltisanti (Ray Liotta). Then Dickie goes and visits in prison his uncle that is, […]

David Chase Signs HBO Overall Deal, Opening Door to Potentially More ‘Sopranos’

The Sopranos creator David Chase has signed a massive new overall deal with HBO parent company WarnerMedia. Chase has inked a five-year, first-look deal with the company to develop content for HBO, HBO Max and Warner Bros. Pictures Group. To be clear, there is no statement yet on what Chase’s new content might be. But […]

Director Alan Taylor, ‘Many Saints of Newark’ Team on Tackling Newark Riots and Race

When The Many Saints of Newark began filming in 2019, the national conversation around Black racial justice looked and sounded different — less visible and, arguably, quieter. But then the coronavirus pandemic hit, and as it shut down the world, the murder of George Floyd and other Black Americans by police forced the country out […]

David Chase’s ‘Sopranos’ Prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’: Film Review

Michael Gandolfini steps into his late father’s shoes as the teenage Tony Soprano, with Alessandro Nivola as the uncle he idolizes in this dive into events that predate the series.

‘Thor: The Dark World’ Director on Marvel Movie Backlash: “I Lost the Will to Live as a Director”

As part of a deep-dive interview with The Hollywood Reporter about his career and the making the new The Sopranos prequel movie The Many Saints of Newark, Emmy-winning director Alan Taylor got candid about the toughest period during his decades of filmmaking: Directing two major franchise pictures, Thor: The Dark World and Terminator: Genisys, back to […]

Director Alan Taylor’s Tortuous Journey to the ‘Sopranos’ Movie: “The Hardest Job I’ve Ever Done”

Tony Soprano is in trouble. The New Jersey teenager destined to become a fearsome mafia leader was just kicked out of school and is getting lectured by his wiseguy uncle, Dickie Moltisanti. The scene — from the upcoming Sopranos prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark — is marked by writer David Chase’s characteristically subtle […]

MIPTV: ‘GoT,’ ‘Sopranos’ Director Alan Taylor Joins ‘The Swarm’

The Emmy-winning director Alan Taylor has signed on to direct the environmental thriller series 'The Swarm,' based on the Frank Schatzing best-seller, which Intaglio Films and ndF are producing.

How ‘Game of Thrones’ Delivered the Season’s Mother of Dragon Moments

Director Alan Taylor breaks down "Beyond the Wall," and explains the deal with that eye — and no, we're not talking about the dragon.

‘Terminator: Genisys’ Director on Trailer Spoilers: “I Had a Few Unpleasant Conversations”

Alan Taylor wishes that the trailers for the new movie didn't reveal quite so much of the plot.

CAA Signs ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Director Alan Taylor (Exclusive)

Taylor is also a celebrated television helmer, winning DGA and Emmy honors for ‘Mad Men’ and ‘The Sopranos.’

James Cameron on Why Audiences Love ‘Terminator’ 30 Years Later: “He Just Does Not Give a F—”

The director and producer Gale Anne Hurd talked 'The Walking Dead' and gender diversity in sci-fi

Paging Sarah Connor: Emilia Clarke, Brie Larson to Test for ‘Terminator’ Reboot

Next week, director Alan Taylor will also look at Margot Robbie as the project from Paramount, Skydance and Annapurna Productions aims for a July 2015 release.