The Many Saints of Newark Movie

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The much-anticipated feature film prequel to the groundbreaking, award-winning HBO drama series “The Sopranos.”

Who's Involved:

Alan Taylor, Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Leslie Odom Jr., Vera Farmiga, Alessandro Nivola, Lawrence Konner, Michael Gandolfini, Billy Magnussen, David Chase, Nicole Lambert

Release Date:

Friday, October 1, 2021 (Nationwide)
Friday, October 1, 2021 (HBO Max)

strong violence, pervasive language, sexual content and some nudity
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark’s history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family’s hold over the increasingly race-torn city. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle he idolizes, Dickie Moltisanti, who struggles to manage both his professional and personal responsibilities—and whose influence over his nephew will help make the impressionable teenager into the all-powerful mob boss we’ll later come to know: Tony Soprano.

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Who stars in The Many Saints of Newark : Cast List

... Dickey Moltisanti

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... Tony Soprano

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Who's making The Many Saints of Newark : Crew List

A look at the The Many Saints of Newark behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Alan Taylor last directed Terminator: Genisys and Thor: The Dark World. The film's writer David Chase last wrote Not Fade Away and Little Black Dress.


Alan Taylor


David Chase

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Production: What we know about The Many Saints of Newark ?

Key Facts

  1. “The Many Saints of Newark” was shot on location in New Jersey and New York, and several beloved characters from the original series that inspired the film are featured in the movie. During its six-season run, “The Sopranos”—widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential television drama series of all time—was honored with 21 Primetime Emmy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, and two Peabody Awards, to name only a portion.
  2. Alan Taylor (“Thor: The Dark World”), who won an Emmy for his directing work on “The Sopranos,” is helming the film from a screenplay by series creator David Chase & Lawrence Konner, based on characters created by Chase. Chase, Konner and Nicole Lambert are producing the film, with Michael Disco, Marcus Viscidi, Toby Emmerich and Richard Brener serving as executive producers.
  3. Expected to feature younger versions of some of the characters from “The Sopranos" (Variety, 7/3/18).
  4. Prequel to the 1999 to 2007 HBO TV series "The Sopranos" created by David Chase.

Filming Timeline

  1. December 2020: The film was in Completed status.
  2. April 2020: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. March 2019: The film was in Production status.
  4. March 2018: The film was in Development status.

The Many Saints of Newark Release Date: When was the film released?

The Many Saints of Newark was released in 2021 on Friday, October 1, 2021 (Nationwide release). There were 24 other movies released on the same date, including The Addams Family 2 , Venom: Let There Be Carnage and Mayday.

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