Warner Bros. has released the very first trailer for The Many Saints of Newark, which is a prequel film to the iconic series, The Sopranos.
The film stars Alessandro Nivola as Richard “Dickie” Moltisanti and Michael Gandolfini (who is playing his father’s iconic role of Tony Soprano) alongside an all-star cast including Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, John Magaro, Michela De Rossi, Ray Liotta and Vera Farmiga.
Here’s the official synopsis: 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 impressionable nephew will help make the teenager into the all-powerful mob boss we’ll later come to know: Tony Soprano.
Alan Taylor directs the film from a script written by The Sopranos creator David Chase along with Lawrence Konner.
Watch the trailer below:
The film will be released in theaters in the US on October 1 and will be available on HBO Max 31 days from the theatrical release.