'Sopranos' prequel movie films scenes in the Bronx

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WAKEFIELD -

The Bronx provided the backdrop Wednesday for scenes in the upcoming "Sopranos" prequel movie.

"The Many Saints of Newark" filmed scenes in Wakefield near Grace and Pitman avenues.

The movie is set to take a look at how fictional New Jersey gangster Tony Soprano came to be the character depicted in the HBO series.

Michael Gandolfini, the son of James Gandolfini, who played Soprano in the TV show, will play the role of a young Tony Soprano.

 

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