New Line Cinema’s The Many Saints of Newark is the much-anticipated feature film prequel to the groundbreaking, award-winning HBO drama series and the first trailer was released today. The film is set in the explosive era of the Newark riots, when rival gangsters began to rise up, challenging the all-powerful DiMeo crime family’s hold over the city.

The Many Saints of Newark stars (Disobedience, American Hustle), Tony winner (Broadway’s Hamilton, Murder on the Orient Express), (Baby Driver, The Wolf of Wall Street), (First Man, Ant-Man), (TV’s The Deuce), (Game Night, The Big Short), (Boys Cry, TV’s The Rats), (The Finest Hours, Not Fade Away), with Emmy winner (TV’s Shades of Blue, Goodfellas) and Oscar nominee (Up in the Air, The Conjuring films).

(Thor: The Dark World), who won an Emmy for his directing work on The Sopranos, is helming the film from a screenplay by series creator David Chase & Lawrence Konner, based on characters created by Chase. Chase, Konner and Nicole Lambert are producing the film, with Michael Disco, Marcus Viscidi, Toby Emmerich and Richard Brener serving as executive producers.

Taylor’s behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Kramer Morgenthau (Creed II, Thor: The Dark World), production designer Bob Shaw (The Wolf of Wall Street, The Sopranos), Oscar-nominated editor Christopher Tellefsen (Moneyball, A Quiet Place) and costume designer Amy Westcott (The Wrestler, Black Swan).

The Many Saints of Newark was shot on location in New Jersey and New York, and several beloved characters from the original series that inspired the film are featured in the movie. During its six-season run, The Sopranos—widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential television drama series of all time—was honored with 21 Primetime Emmy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, and two Peabody Awards, to name only a portion.

New Line Cinema Presents, In Association with Home Box Office, a Chase Films Production, The Many Saints of Newark which will release in UK cinemas on 22nd October 2021 by .