the Sopranos‘ series finale continues discussions worthy of its own unsolved mysteries episode, complete with a blacked out screen. More than a decade after it aired, the final installment pits Tony against the ropes and leaves everyone to ask what happened at that dinner.
Fans thought their TVs were broken. Some speculated that he died, and others had more abstract perspectives. but Many Saints of Newarki Director Alan Taylor believes the new film contains a clue about Tony’s fate.
[Spoiler Alert: This article contains spoilers for The Many Saints of Newark]
How Could ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ Hint at Tony’s Death?
Was Tony beaten up? Many viewers who sought an explanation for the black screen felt confused, betrayed, or angry. the Sopranos ending. But there are indications that he died at the dinner table, and this may be confirmed in the prequel, Many Saints of Newarki.
Spoke with Alan Taylor Hollywood Reporter About how the film might address Tony’s eventual demise. He pointed to a scene in the film where Michael Gandolfini’s Tony heard about someone who had caught a bullet in his back. He commented that he doesn’t want to go out like this.
Maybe it’s a piece of foreshadowing and a special wink for fans. But Taylor also mentioned signs the Sopranos about death.
“There are just too many signatories [in the final season],” he said. “The biggest one for me is, I think, in the entire history of The Sopranos, there is only one line of dialogue that has been played back a second time as voiceover, and that is when Bobby Baccalieri. say you don’t hear the bullet [when you’re killed]. So the fact that was stated in an earlier episode, then reiterated later in the voiceover, I have to go with Tony’s dead. “
Conversations with Dr Melfi and Silvio shed light on the “everything probably turns black” or “no one hears it coming” theory. Sadly, Dickie Moltisanti didn’t see it coming.
‘The Sopranos’ creator David Chase says Tony may have died
In 2018, Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz published sopranos session, a book containing a collection of his essays, articles and interviews related to the show. During an interview with David Chase, he appears to be about Tony in the series finale.
“Yeah, I think I had that death scene about two years before the end,” Chase revealed. “Tony was being called to a meeting with Johnny Sack in Manhattan, and he was going to go back through the Lincoln Tunnel for this meeting, and it was getting dark there and you never saw him again because he Was going back. The theory is that something bad happens to him at the meeting. But we didn’t.”
After the writers called him a “death scene”, Chase jokingly cursed him. though after watching Many Saints of Newarki, Tony’s projected decline doesn’t seem so far-fetched.
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