Falco Talks Secret Lost “Sopranos” Short

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

After a long delay, “The Sopranos” prequel film “The Many Saints of Newark” hits cinemas and HBO Max in September – adding a bit more insight into Tony Soprano’s story almost fifteen years after the legendary series wrapped its run in 2007.

Recently though, the show’s female lead Edie Falco told The Athletic podcast (via The Playlist) that the series was going to get something of a revival back in 2010 – but not in the way you think.

It seems The New York Knicks, hoping to catch the attention of NBA superstar LeBron James, came up with an idea to try and persuade him to join the team. How do they do that? By hiring Falco and James Gandolfini to produce and star in a short film that served as a sequel to the series.

Shot in Gandolfini’s New York apartment with a ten-minute runtime, the short revealed that Tony

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