For Soprano Fans, The Many Saints of Newark is the movie they’ve been waiting for since early 2018, when New Line Cinema announced it had acquired the rights to a Soprano prequel.
Set in Newark during the race riots of the 1960s, the film explores the war between the cultural crowds of that era. The film would also be narrated by Soprano main character, Christopher Moltisanti.
The film will star Michael Gandolfini as his late father Tony Soprano’s character as a teenager. The wider cast of the film is impressive, with: Alessandro Nivola, Ray Liotta, Jon Bernthal, Vera Fermiga, Billy Magnussen among others.
The highly anticipated film was originally slated for release in March 2021, but has been delayed due to COVID. The film will now be released on October 1. The Many Saints of Newark marks the first time in 14 years that fans have received new Soprano content. Although most of the cast did a reunion show in 2019 for Today’s show.
Not only will the fan base have The Many Saints of Newark To help explore further the Sopranos universe, showrunners David Chase and Terence Winter are actively exploring another Sopranos prequel film.
Can you watch The Many Saints of Newark online at home?
Yes! The Many Saints of Newark is one of 10 day and date releases this year on HBO Max, although it’s always nice to support your local theater. The Sopranos was the date TV, so it wouldn’t be surprising to see The Many Saints of Newark perform well at the box office.
It may not have the mass appeal like other day and date versions like Godzilla vs. Kong Where Suicide Squad, but we can expect to see The Many Saints of Newark reach a large number in terms of flow. However, if you plan to wait to see a movie on HBO Max, it will only stay on the streaming service for 31 days.
Coincidentally, you can stream the entire series of The Sopranos on HBO Max right now just in time for the prequel!