According to Deadline, Alan Taylor's forthcoming Sopranos prequel movie, The Many Saints of Newark, has now officially been retitled Newark.
Featuring a murderer's row of talent (including Vera Farmiga, Ray Liotta, Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll and Billy Magnussen) and what sounds to be a very timely script co-written by Sopranos creator David Chase and Lawrence Konner, Newark has also just been given a release date: September 25th, 2020. So, we got that long to rewatch the entire run of the original series.
Here's a question for you folks: do y'all care about Newark? The Birth.Movies.Death. staff includes more than a few raging Sopranos fans, and lord knows we're curious about Newark, but I'm also getting the impression that hype levels surrounding this project - at least as far as those of the BMD readership are concerned - are running somewhat low.
Is that accurate? Are y'all hyped about this one? Are you put off by the prequel nature of the thing? Indifferent until you see a trailer? Let us know where your heads are at in the comments below, and stay tuned for more on Newark as further updates roll in.