Much-anticipated ‘Sopranos’ prequel films in Bay Ridge

Apr 05, 2019 323

BY: John Alexander

The wildly popular HBO mob series “The Sopranos” celebrated the 20th anniversary of its debut in January, and while the fade to black finale, played out with Shakespearean flair to the strains of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’,” left the fate of Tony, Carmella, Meadow and A.J. Soprano in limbo, there is no doubt that the new prequel has begun filming in Bay Ridge.

In fact, there were film trucks lined up throughout the neighborhood on April 3, the first day of rehearsal for “The Many Saints of Newark,” the much-anticipated prequel to “The Sopranos” that focuses on the origins of a young Tony Soprano, memorably played by the late James Gandolfini in the original series. 

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