For Michael Gandolfini, watching The Sopranos for the first was not the same experience as most viewers - it was "an intense process" that happened pretty recently. In an interview with Esquire, the 20-year-old son of the late James Gandolfini opened up about what it was like watching his father on television. In fact, he hadn't ever seen the iconic HBO series until he was asked to audition for the role of a young Tony Soprano in the upcoming Sopranos prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark, out next year.
"The funny thing is, before the audition, I had never watched a minute of The Sopranos. I was just a kid when he was making it. I would go to the set and ask him what it was about, and he'd say, 'Oh, it's about this guy who's in the