Alessandro Nivola Calls ‘Sopranos’ Prequel Role an ‘Absolute Joy’

Alessandro Nivola Calls ‘Sopranos’ Prequel Role an ‘Absolute Joy’
The star of the upcoming Sopranos prequel film, Alessandro Nivola, said playing Tony Soprano’s mentor, Dickie Moltisanti, was “an absolute joy” and praised creator David Chase for giving him “the role of a lifetime,” in an interview with EW.

Nivola’s character, Dickie, loomed large over the original HBO series, though he never actually appeared in the show. Along with being the mafia mentor to Tony (James Gandolfini), he was the late father of Soprano crime family up-and-comer Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli) and the cousin of Tony’s wife Carmela (Edie Falco). Dickie,
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