Nine years after the death of James Gandolfini, the Tony Soprano of television who departed very soon

Critics called Tony Soprano one of the greatest television characters of all time. Photo: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images On June 19, 2013, James Gandolfinithe actor best known for his role as New Jersey crime boss Tony Soprano on the television series “The Sopranos,” which premiered in 1999 and ran for six seasons, has died at the … Read more

HBO executives ‘were concerned’ ‘Sopranos’ star James Gandolfini ‘stays alive’, book says

HBO executives feared for the health of “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini on set. The claim was made in a new book titled “Tinderbox: The Ruthless Pursuit of New Frontiers in HBO” written by journalist James Andrew Miller. For the book, former Time Warner chairman and HBO CEO Jeff Bewkes spoke to Miller about executives who … Read more

The Office: James Gandolfini was paid 3 million not to star in the sitcom

Corentin Palanchini –Head of Infotainment section Passionate about Hollywood cinema from the 10s to the 70s, he follows with interest the current evolution of the 7th Art industry, and watches everything that passes in front of him: French comedy, thriller from the 90s, Palme d’Or forgotten or films of the moment. And with the time … Read more

Steven Van Zandt recalls taking the helm of ‘The Sopranos’ before James Gandolfini: ‘The wisest heads prevailed’

Steven Van ZandtThe beginnings of an actor were almost very different. The 70-year-old rocker is known to have played Silvio Dante in ” Les Sopranos“, Which was his first time on screen, except for a blink cameo and you will miss it in the years 1985” American flyers. » The star appeared in 79 of the … Read more

James Gandolfini would turn 60: the failed casting for The Sopranos, 3 million dollars for not working and a surprise death

James Gandolfini achieved his consecration with Tony Soprano and, at the same time, revolutionized the way of acting on television It could be the great opportunity of a lifetime. At least it was one he hadn’t had yet. To star in a series. He was 37 years old and had not yet achieved a leading … Read more

James Gandolfini would turn 60: the failed casting for The Sopranos, 3 million dollars for not working and a surprise death

James Gandolfini achieved his consecration with Tony Soprano and, at the same time, revolutionized the way of acting on television It could be the great opportunity of a lifetime. At least it was one he hadn’t had yet. To star in a series. He was 37 years old and had not yet achieved a leading … Read more

The Sopranos: Once James Gandolfini was so drunk that the production chained him to a tree

The Sopranos It is one of the most popular series in history. The show of HBO gained fame after its premiere in 1999 due to its particular premise, but also for his good personification of the Italian mafia in the United States. Even to this day the program It is one of the productions best … Read more

James Gandolfini was able to replace Michael Scott in ‘The Office’

James Gandolfini in one of his legendary sessions with Dr. Melfi. The ill-fated Soprano actor was about to sign for the NBC comedy but HBO stopped him by paying him $ 3 million. The anecdote was revealed during the most recent episode of the podcast about The Sopranos ‘Talking Sopranos’. A successful program run by … Read more

James Gandolfini, of The Sopranos, would have received millions not to act in The Office

Actor James Gandolfini starred in The Sopranos, considered one of the best series in history, aired between 1999 and 2007. It was recently known that Gandolfini, who died of a heart attack in 2013, would have received a payment of 3 million dollars from HBO for not replacing Steve Carell on the NBC sitcom The … Read more

James Gandolfini would have received a millionaire payment not to act in the series “The Office”

In a recent episode of Talking Sopranos, The presenters Michael Imperioli Y Steve Schirripa (also known as Christopher Moltisanti and Bobby Baccalieri in The Sopranos) revealed that James Gandolfini received $ 3 million to turn down a role as the new boss at The Office. The anecdote came as part of a conversation with Ricky … Read more