Alec Baldwin’s opportunity to star in “The Sopranos”

Alec Baldwin's opportunity to star in "The Sopranos"

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Alec Baldwin would have given something to act The Sopranos. We can say that he had some assets at the time as he knew James Gandolfini and Tony Soprano. La Jury (1996) even in theater. However, the actor’s attempt to approach it was, to say the least, devastating.

“I do not know who he is,” he said. “Only one person in this business can come and knock Jimmy out and fly with Eddie.” [Falco, Carmela dans la série]. I am that man. They said, “Of course, very good. We will add your name to the list of all Irish actors Les Sopranos“” I remember Alex Baldwin talking to Michael Imperioli and Steve Shiripa on one episode of the podcast. Soprano speaks.

A bad start

But Alec Baldwin realizes he has no chance, due to his first contact with the series’ creator, David Chase. The actor remembers it as if it were yesterday. The meeting took place on a tough day, in the bathroom of a restaurant in Los Angeles. When David Chase stepped inside, he went to a small corner to use an automatic hand dryer to dry his sweaty suit.

“This is my meeting with David Chase. “Alex Baldwin? What do you do to dry your shirt in the bathroom for four seasons?” He said, “That’s why I was never caught on the show,” he told the actor.

But Alec Baldwin regrets acting The Sopranos, He remains an unconditional fan of the anthology series.

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