Ray Liotta Joins “Sopranos” Prequel Movie

Ray Liotta Joins Sopranos Prequel Movie

Ray Liotta (“Goodfellas,” “Unlawful Entry”) is in talks to join “The Many Saints Of Newark,” the prequel movie to HBO’s “The Sopranos,” at New Line.

Alessandro Nivola, Vera Farmiga, Jon Bernthal, Billy Magnussen, Michael Gandolfini and Corey Stoll lead the cast of the film which is set against the backdrop of the 1960s Newark riots when African Americans and Italians of that city were at each other’s throats.

The action focuses on Dickie Moltisanti, a mentor to young Tony as his own father, Johnny Boy, was grooming his son on a pathway to organized crime prominence. Alan Taylor helms the film which David Chase penned.

Source: Variety