“The Sopranos” prequel film’s on the way in which, and followers are stoked James Gandolfini‘s son will play a young Tony … but perhaps none more than the show’s very personal “Big Pussy.”
We acquired actor Vincent Pastore, who performed Salvatore Bonpensiero on the collection, leaving Papa John’s Deli within the Bronx … and he’s over the moon about 19-year-old Michael Gandolfini touchdown the function his dad made well-known within the upcoming movie, “The Many Saints of Newark.”
Vincent tells us the casting alternative is gorgeous, and his outdated pal Jimmy is trying down from heaven and smiling. He factors out this isn’t a case of Hollywood nepotism … “little Michael” received the function after an intensive interview course of.
Pussy says the timing of the information is ideal too, with ‘Sopranos’ lately celebrating its 20th anniversary. He’s nonetheless shut along with his former castmates and tells us they only acquired collectively for a reunion … and he’s clearly pleased so as to add Michael to the household.
As for who would possibly play “Little Pussy” within the prequel, Pastore has a pair concepts. They may not be up for the problem, although.