Director Alan Taylor reveals ‘The Sopranos’ veteran almost reprises his role
Alan Taylor, Director the Sopranos prequel film Many Saints of Newarkirevealed that Eddie Falco returned as Carmella in a scene that did not make the final cut.
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Known for directing various episodes of the Sopranoshandjob Mad Man And game of Thrones, Taylor is directing the upcoming prequel – which sees Michael Gandolfini play Tony Soprano as made famous by his late father James.
While none of the original cast members have been confirmed to return, Taylor seems to have experimented with the idea. specifically speaking Granthshala, the director explained how Falco, who played Tony Soprano’s wife Carmella, originally shot a scene with the intention of starting the film.
Asked if he spoke to Falco about the film, Taylor said: “Yeah, not too much to give, but when you make a film you’re just not sure it’s going to last. Shape will happen and we, believe it or not, shot a few things that involved other cast members.
“We had Eddie come over and he dressed as Carmella and we shot something with him and it wasn’t in the final movie, but it was a good excuse to see him again. He’s so ridiculously talented and he There’s also one of these guys – and it seems women often are – who manages to be the perfect actor as well as the best people you’ve ever met in your life.
“I think Francis McDormand is like that and Edie Falco has the same quality of being like a solid, nice, sensible person. Nice to see her again.”
He said: “There was some confusion how to launch the film. How to launch the film. So we tried a few things and that was one of them. If you have seen the film you will see that we are doing it in a very different way now. But it wasn’t always the idea.
separately the Sopranos, Taylor also has a history of working with Falco as director nurse jackie, where the actress played the lead role the Sopranos Finished.
The film also stars Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Ray Liotta, Vera Farmiga and Billy Magnussen.
Many Saints of Newarki Will release in UK cinemas on 22 September.