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James Gandolfini’s son Michael walks to a soccer game at the New York Felix facility

James Gandolfini’s son Michael walks to a soccer game at the New York Felix facility










James Gandolfini’s son Michael was seen heading to New York Stadium, Felix, to watch the France-Switzerland soccer game on Monday.

Michael, 22, wore a red check button down top with jeans and beige work boots on the daytime outing.

The second-gen actor donned a backpack with his brown hair combed to the side as he was seen on summer day.

The latest: James Gandolfini’s son Michael, 22, was seen walking to New York Stadium, Felix, to watch the France-Switzerland soccer game on Monday

Michael is expected to play the young incarnation of his father’s character, Tony Soprano, in the Sopranos’ prequel film The Many Saints Of Newark.

He spoke with Vanity Fair earlier this year about preparing for the famous gangster role in his formative years, claiming he listened to the HBO audio of Tony Soprano’s sessions with psychiatrist Jennifer Melfi, played by Lorraine Bracco.

Michael said: “It was really hard watching my dad. I recorded four hours of his monologues with Melfi and walked around New York City with them constantly, constantly, constantly playing in my ear.

Amid his relative inexperience – he has also been seen in The Deuce, The Boy, the Dog and the Clown, and Youngest – Michael has said he has full confidence in Sopranos creator David Chase to audition for the role. prominent in the upcoming prequel.

Stylish: Michael wore a red check button down top with jeans and beige work boots on the day out

Stylish: Michael wore a red check button down top with jeans and beige work boots on the day out

Focused: The second-gen actor donned a backpack with his brown hair combed to the side as he was seen on summer's day

Focused: The second-gen actor donned a backpack with his brown hair combed to the side as he was seen on summer’s day

“I had this unspoken confidence that David wasn’t going to throw me if there was even a shred of it that it wouldn’t work,” he said.

The young actor joins a cast that includes Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga, Cory Stoll, Billy Magnussen and Alessandro Nivola in the prequel to the HBO series, which takes place amid the 1967 Newark riots and tensions between Afro- Americans and Italians -American communities.

Michael is expected to play the young incarnation of his father's character, Tony Soprano, in the Sopranos' prequel film The Many Saints Of Newark.

Michael is expected to play the young incarnation of his father’s character, Tony Soprano, in the Sopranos’ prequel film The Many Saints Of Newark.

Iconic: James Gandolfini was seen with Joe Pantoliano in the Emmy-winning mob series

Iconic: James Gandolfini was seen with Joe Pantoliano in the Emmy-winning mob series

Earlier this month, he shared a childhood photo alongside his late father

Earlier this month, he shared a childhood photo alongside his late father

Michael was just 14 when his famous father died of a heart attack while on vacation in Rome on June 19, 2013.

Earlier this month, he shared a childhood photo alongside his late father, who was also known for his cinematic performances in films such as True Romance, 8MM and Killing Them Softly.

Michael, whose mother Marcy Wudarski was married to James Gandolfini from 1999 to 2002, captioned the post: Thank you dad. I love you. Happy Father’s Day. ‘

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