David Chase has revealed that he did not direct The Sopranos prequel, The Many Saints of Newark, after suffering a heart attack.
In an interview with Deadline, The Sopranos creator says: “I was supposed to direct it, but then all these illnesses, I backed out of that part.”
The younger Gandolfini said agreeing to be in the film was “probably the toughest decision I’ve ever had to make”.
Because of Chase’s health issues, Alan Taylor, who directed numerous episodes of the series, was brought in to oversee the film.
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