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Check Out the Most Surprising Celeb Transformations of the Week

They do say an actor can get lost in a role.  This week, Twilight fans and royal watchers alike were stunned when the first photo of Kristen Stewart in character as Princess Diana for the upcoming film Spencer was released and the resemblance proved to be rather remarkable.And Stewart wasn’t the only star to transform for a part as […]

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This Is How The Sopranos Would Deal With Coronavirus

While the majority of the country is hunkering down and social distancing to curb the spread of the coronavirus, they’ve been turning to TV—especially older shows—for comfort.We previously had writers imagine how the likes of 30 Rock and ER would handle the coronavirus, and not one to be left out, creator David Chase imagined what […]

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Michael Gandolfini Reveals the ”Hardest Part” of Taking On Late Father’s Iconic Sopranos Role

Michael Gandolfini is revealing how stepping into his father’s shoes helped him to get through the tough “grieving process.”  When his father, James Gandolfini, died in June 2013, the then-14-year-old hardly knew how to process the shocking death. Sadly enough, the Gandolfini family was vacationing in Rome at the time of the 51-year-old’s ill-fated heart attack.  In […]

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Michael Gandolfini ‘Never Watched a Minute’ of ‘The Sopranos’ Before Auditioning for Prequel Movie

James Gandolfini brought to life one of the most iconic TV characters of all time — and made HBO appointment viewing on Sunday nights in the process — as New Jersey mafia don Tony Soprano for years on “The Sopranos.” But his son Michael, who is set to portray a young Tony Soprano in the […]

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James Gandolfini’s Son Michael Looks Groovy on Set of ‘Sopranos’ Prequel

James Gandolfini’s son is back in time to portray his famous pops …and it’s soooo groovy, man.Michael Gandolfini was in Queens Friday on the set of the ‘Sopranos’ prequel …”The Many Saints of Newark.” Michael is playing young Tony Soprano.Looks like he’s having a far-out time working alongside costars Alan Taylor, Alexandra Intrator and Gabriella Piazza.Gotta […]

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Michael Gandolfini, 19, Looks Just Like Late Dad James While Filming Sopranos Prequel Movie

Michael Gandolfini is following in his famous dad’s footsteps.The young actor was spotted on set of the Sopranos prequel movie, titled The Many Saints of Newark, looking just like his father, the late James Gandolfini.Gandolfini, 19, is starring in the movie as a young Tony Soprano, taking over the iconic role from James, who’s best […]

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James Gandolfini’s Son Michael Says He’s Excited to Fill Dad’s Shoes

James Gandolfini’s son couldn’t stop grinning ear to ear at the thought of playing his late father’s most iconic role, and his smile says it perfectly — Michael Gandolfini’s up for the challenge.Michael spoke to Adam Glyn while out in NYC Monday night — hanging out with “The Deuce” star Chris Bauer — and talked a […]

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The Sopranos Prequel Movie Has Found Its Tony: James Gandolfini’s Look-Alike Son

David Chase has found a solution to the nearly impossible task of recasting Tony Soprano.For the forthcoming Sopranos prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark, the series creator has cast James Gandolfini’s real-life son Michael Gandolfini to play a younger version of the future crime boss.While the iconic character will appear in the film, it […]

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James Gandolfini’s Son Michael Will Play the Iconic Tony Soprano in the Film Prequel

Good news, Sopranos fans! The TV show’s creator David Chase has finally cast his Tony Soprano for the prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark.Deadline reports it’s none other than—wait for it—Michael Gandolfini.He’s the son of the late James Gandolfini, who originally played the organized crime family boss in the hit HBO series.The actor sadly […]

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Just Like Dad! James Gandolfini’s Son Michael Gandolfini Cast as Tony Soprano in Sopranos Movie

Michael Gandolfini is following in the footsteps of his late father James Gandolfini.Michael, 19, has been cast as a young Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark — a prequel to the critically acclaimed television series The Sopranos, Variety reported.James played Tony Soprano on the HBO drama, which originally aired in 1999.The Sopranos followed […]

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