James Gandolfini

HBO plans Sopranos on-demand marathon

Premium US cable network HBO is launching all seasons of its groundbreaking mobster series The Sopranos on-demand following renewed interest in the series after the death of its lead actor, James Gandolfini. Gandolfini unexpectedly passed away on June 19, sparking a wave of tributes for his role as Tony Soprano, the conflicted mafia boss in […]

International Studios: Drama Studies

For a week in May the attention of the TV world is focused on Hollywood studios as they present their new shows to international buyers at the LA Screenings. While the acquisitions folk are spending time – and money – with the Majors, an increasing amount of high-end drama is coming out of the LA […]

Gandolfini onboard as HBO revives Criminal Justice

The Sopranos star James Gandolfini is to star in another HBO series – the newly revived drama Criminal Justice. US premium cablenet HBO passed on Justice’s pilot in February but has now commissioned a seven-part limited series with Gandolfini attached to star as an attorney defending a Pakistani man accused of murdering a girl in […]