‘Sopranos’ Creator ‘Extremely Angry’ Prequel Film Streaming on HBO Max: I Wouldn’t Have Made It

Top filmmakers such as Christopher Nolan and Denis Villeneuve were quick to condemn Warner Bros.

last December after the studio announced it was moving its entire 2021 slate to a hybrid release format in which all titles open in theaters on the same day they become available to stream on HBO Max for 31 days.

Ahead of the upcoming release of “The Sopranos” prequel film “The Many Saints of Newark,” series creator David Chase spoke to Deadline about his anger over the movie being available on streaming.

While “The Sopranos” made HBO a household name for prestige TV drama, Chase never intended for his prequel film to debut on HBO Max alongside the series.“I don’t think, frankly that I would’ve taken the job if I knew it was going to be a day-and-date release.

I think it’s awful,” Chase said, saying that he was “extremely angry” when he

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