‘The Many Saints of Newark’: Meet the actor behind young Tony Soprano

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On the hit series “The Sopranos,” Tony Soprano ruled supreme, but how did he become a ruthless crime boss? For that, you have to go back to the beginning.

“The Many Saints of Newark” is a new prequel film that tells us about the character’s early years.

Young actor William Ludwig plays Tony Soprano as a child in the film and joined the PIX11 Morning News on Friday.

Ludwig shared his reaction to learning he landed the role, how he nailed the accent and more.

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