"Newark" to release in US theaters on September 25, 2020 - reportDevdiscourse News Desk | Los Angeles | Updated: 15-03-2019 10:31 IST | Created: 15-03-2019 09:54 IST
It was earlier given the title "The Many Saints of Newark". The project is being directed by Alan Taylor from a script by show creator David Chase and Lawrence Konner. The film, set against the backdrop of the Newark riots of the 1960s when African-Americans and Italians clashed, will feature an ensemble cast of Alessandro Nivola, Vera Farmiga, Jon Bernthal, Billy Magnussen, Corey Stoll, and Ray Liotta.
Michael Gandolfini, the son of late "The Sopranos" star James Gandolfini, is playing the younger version of his father's famous character, Tony Soprano, in the film. "The Sopranos", headlined by Gandolfini, was HBO's one of the most critically acclaimed shows. It ran for six seasons and won 21 Emmys.
(With inputs from agencies.)
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