October 1, 2021
Genre(s): Drama, Crime
The Many Saints of Newark shows what life was like as a teenager for fictional mobster Tony Soprano. Set in Newark, New Jersey, it's a time of riots and tensions between African-Americans and Italian-Americans. Intended as a prequel, The Many Saints of Newark focuses on how Tony's uncle molds the teenager into the ruthless crime boss he later becomes. With his father away in prison, Tony is impressionable. Despite a move to the suburbs by his mother to get away from Newark's crime, Tony abandons his now straight life for one of crime.