A year and three months after the death of James Gandolfini, the beloved actor’s final film performance will finally reach the screen.
You can see a clip of Gandolfini’s performance above, presented exclusively on Yahoo Movies. It shows the great actor — who brought unprecedented complexity to his portrayal of a Mob boss on The Sopranos — still working at the height of his powers just before his tragic death last June at the age of 51.
The Drop opens September 12 in limited release.
If you’re lucky enough to live in the US, “Locke” is already available on DVD and BluRay. As a little taste, here’s a clip from the BluRay’s special features.
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Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is directing the revenge tale based on Michael Punke’s novel.
The New Regency film, with a script by Inarritu and Mark L. Smith, is based on Michael Punke’s novel, The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge. It centers on a 19th century fur trapped who is mauled by a grizzly bear and left for dead. But he survives and embarks on a revenge mission against the people who robbed and betrayed him
Hardy’s name has been linked to the role of several weeks, but his busy schedule had to be ironed out to make the date work. The film will star production on September 22, 2014 and is eyeing a fall 2015 release.
Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin, Keith Redmon and David Kanter will produce the film along with Inarritu, Arnon Milchan and James Skotchdopole. Paul Green, Brett Ratner and James Packer are executive producing. RatPac is co-financing with New Regency.
Hardy was most recently seen in Locke, and his upcoming films include Mad Max: Fury Road, Legend and The Drop. He’s repped by CAA, United Agents in the UK and Sloane Offer.