Release date for Sopranos prequel revealed

NEW YORK NEW YORK- JANUARY 09  Edie Falco Robert Iler and Jamie Lynn Sigler attend the

Edie Falco Robert Iler and Jamie Lynn Sigler attend the “The Sopranos” 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion

"The Sopranos" prequel has a release date and a new name. Both are producing the film as well with Alan Taylor as the director. His legend hangs large as a pivotal member, along with Tony and Uncle Junior, as someone who transformed the family into one to be reckoned with in the Tri-State area.

Michael Gandolfini, the son of the late "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini, will portray a younger version of his father's famous character, Tony Soprano, in the film. (Robert Iler) after an investigation was launched into his ties with the mafia.

While there's still not much known about the plot of "Newark" what has been revealed is that "The Sopranos" prequel takes place around the time of the volatile Newark riots when the Italian mob was at odds with the African-American community in New Jersey.

As Tony's daughter Meadow (Jamie-Lynn Sigler) runs up to the diner, the bell over the door dings, as Tony looks up and the series cuts to black, leaving fans with an ambiguous ending that was rather controversial.

NEW YORK- MARCH 07 Actor James Gandolfini attends the sixth season premiere of the HBO series
Actor James Gandolfini

"The Many Saints of Newark" will be released to the public on September 25, 2020, according to a report from Deadline.

The film, which was originally going to be called, "The Many Saints of Newark", is now simply titled, "Newark".

"I'm thrilled that I am going to have the opportunity to work with David Chase and the incredible company of talent he has assembled", Michael added of the series creator.

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