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‘Sopranos’ Star Lorraine Bracco Was “Upset” Over Dr. Melfi’s Uncharacteristic Show Exit

Lorraine Bracco was thoroughly unhappy over the way her iconic character departed The Sopranos in the show’s final season. Recently visiting Talking Sopranos, the popular podcast hosted by…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast: ‘Sopranos’ Creator David Chase Finally Reveals What Happened to Tony (Exclusive)

“It’s a comfort knowing that the work lives on,” David Chase, the writer, director and producer who created The Sopranos, told me Saturday as we sat down in front of a theater full of students…

‘Sopranos’ Star Steve Schirripa Says Significant Bobby Baccalieri Moment Was an Accident

Fans of The Sopranos know one of the most devastating moments involving the kind-hearted Bobby Baccalieri was his first hit, which happened toward the end of the series. It’s in that moment…

‘The Many Saints of Newark’ Led Michael Imperioli to Depressing Realization About His ‘Sopranos’ Character

[This story contains spoilers for The Many Saints of Newark.] When Michael Imperioli made the decision to reprise his iconic Sopranos character in The Many Saints of Newark, he had no idea…

Why One ‘Many Saints of Newark’ Twist Is Likely to Polarize ‘Sopranos’ Die-Hards

[This story contains spoilers for The Many Saints of Newark.] One of the biggest questions from The Sopranos has finally been answered in The Many Saints of Newark. But the answer may not sit…

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…

How David Chase Unburdened Alessandro Nivola From Those ‘Many Saints of Newark’ Expectations

[This story contains spoilers for The Many Saints of Newark.] David Chase was able to liberate Alessandro Nivola in an instant when it came to portraying his Many Saints of Newark character…

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.

David Chase Chose Journey for ‘Sopranos’ Finale Because Song Was Hated by Crew

David Chase had three songs in mind that he wanted to use in the final moments of The Sopranos — and he went with the one the crew hated. While a guest on the WTF With Marc Maron <a href="http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episode-1263-david-chase" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"…

Ray Liotta Says Iconic ‘Goodfellas’ Tracking Shot Take Was Ruined by Line Flub

The classic tracking shot in Goodfellas that follows Henry and Karen through the back of the nightclub to the inside was ruined on the first take when another actor flubbed their line at the…

Jon Bernthal Cautions ‘Sopranos’ Film Not Like the HBO Series

Jon Bernthal is excited for audiences to see The Many Saints of Newark, but he cautions that the prequel film is different from The Sopranos television series. Dropping by Late Night With Seth…

Michael Gandolfini Had to Pull Back an Overzealous Tony Soprano Performance

Michael Gandolfini felt a lot of pressure to play a version of the ruthless Mafia boss his late father turned into a television legend on The Sopranos. In an interview on CBS Sunday Morning