The cast of “The Sopranos” reunited for the series’ 25th anniversary

The cast of “The Sopranos” reunited for the series’ 25th anniversary
The cast of “The Sopranos” reunited for the series’ 25th anniversary

The reunion took place at the Tribeca Film Festival, with members of the cast and crew appearing for an exclusive panel interview.

The cast of The Sopranos gathered in New York earlier this week to speak on a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the American crime drama television series and the premiere of Alex Gibney’s documentary, Wise Guy: David Chase And The Sopranosmembers of the cast and crew appeared for an exclusive panel interview.

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As reported by The Guardian, many cast members expressed their gratitude for being part of such a close team.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who played Meadow Soprano, said: “That set was my home, these people were home and they accepted you no matter what.” Meanwhile, Robert Ilerwho played AJ, now 39, said, “All my friends go to shitty college reunions and I get to come here.”

The actor was also present Steve Buscemi, who directed several episodes and guest starred in the fifth season. She talked about reading the pilot script and admitting that “I didn’t get it.” He explained how he witnessed it become a huge success and thought, “Wow, I screwed up!”

Executive producers Terence Winter (Boardwalk Empire, The Wolf Of Wall Street) and Matthew Weiner (Mad Men) joined series creator David Chase on the panel. Weiner recalled how he rewrote the pilot episode of Mad Men after picking up habits working with Chase and his team. He said: “This is a mass medium, but it can be art. “I didn’t know that before The Sopranos.”

Chase later acknowledged the success of the series, saying, “If it weren’t for the word ‘fuck,’ where would we be right now? Nowhere!”

He then echoed the sentiment of his collaborators, saying: “Everyone up here, we are a family. And that’s the best we could have been.”.

Source: Ambito

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