At the request of his father, Michael Gandolfini I’m not going to Hollywood. but after soprano The star died suddenly of a heart attack during a family vacation, Michael signed up for acting classes to help him recover. And that’s all it takes This It was how he would fulfill his father’s dream. Now, as fate would have it, he’s set to be a star Young Tony Soprano In the prequel to the HBO drama series, Many Saints in Newark.
However, because Michael had never seen an episode before, he was born the year The soprano He debuted in 1999 – his preparation meant sitting down and studying his father, a painful but reassuring experience. In one scene, “He sits by his son’s bed and says, ‘I couldn’t have asked for a better son,'” Michael, 22, recalls, Respected. “I just knew he was talking to me.”