In a recent, wide-ranging interview with The Hollywood Reporter, David Chase said that as a part of the five-year, first-look deal that he signed in October, WarnerMedia would like him to develop another TV series set in “The Sopranos” universe. According to Chase, the studio’s hope is that another series could serve as a sequel to “The Many Saints of Newark” and a prequel to “The Sopranos.” Despite recent announcements from Deadline that Chase and WarnerMedia are “in talks” for a series, fans of “The Sopranos” may want to keep their expectations in check.
During Chase’s interview with The Hollywood Reporter, journalist Scott Feinberg asked him how he feels about developing another TV show. “I’m not that anxious to do it,” Chase said. When pressed about the possibility of exploring “The Sopranos” universe by means of another movie, however, Chase changed his tune slightly, offering, “I have an idea for that that I’d like to do.” Sadly one more problem remains. “But I don’t think they want that,” Chase continued, referring to WarnerMedia.
Unfortunately, so long as David Chase and WarnerMedia are unable to come to an agreement on the future of “The Sopranos” universe, it’s unlikely we’ll see any new material set there.