The actor who played Bobby Bakala in the original HBO The series, produced in 1999-2007, applauded the film’s final trailer and said he heard very good things about the prequel.
“I saw the trailer, it looks great,” he said before adding: “I hear it’s great and look forward to seeing it soon.”
Michael Gandolfini, the son of the late James Gandolfini, who plays the younger Tony Soprano, “delivers the goods” despite being forced to fill up his big shoes.
“Michael is a cute kid and he worked hard,” Shirripa said. “They threw him to the bottom of the pool [taking up that role] but it works very well. I understand that he is very good, it is not an easy task, but I understand that he will deliver the goods. ”
As for Bobby Bakala’s episode, Shirripa joked, “Unfortunately, I don’t think Bobby will be in it. But if we see a little fat boy running, we know he’s him. ”
His comments come after the comrades Sopranos the star was Stephen Van Zandt recently asked to comment on an early shortening of the film.
Official synopsis of Many saints of Newark reads: “Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous periods in Nyark’s history, just as rival gangsters are rising and becoming a man as he begins to challenge the entire mighty DiMeo criminal family over the increasingly capital city.
“Uncle Dicky Moltisanti, who won in a changing era, struggles to manage both professional and personal responsibilities – and his influence on his influential nephew helps us turn a teenager into a powerful mafia boss. biling: Tony Soprano ”.
Earlier this week, however, Shirripa defended the New York spice brand Sir Kensington’s huge billboard to stop it from being “destroyed” by “hungry criminals”.
You can watch a video of him chasing passers-by below:
“I was there to protect this board directly for 24 hours to ensure safety, and I’m happy to say that,” he later said. .
Many saints of Newark is currently scheduled to hit theaters in the UK on 22 October.