Emmy Award winner Alan Taylor is all set to direct the 'The Sopranos' prequel film, 'The Many Saints of Newark'.
He will be working from the script penned by 'Sopranos' creator David Chase, along with Lawrence Konner, confirmed Entertainment Weekly.
The forthcoming prequel will follow the wave of riots in Newark, New Jersey, which broke out as a series of tensions flaring between the city's African-American and Italian residents.
The first season of 'The Sopranos' aired on HBO from January 10 to April 4, 1999 and the last season was aired from March 12, 2006 to June 4, 2007. (ANI)