Drea de Matteo Reveals Adriana’s Alternate Death Scene

The Sopranos prequel The Many Saints of Newark launched on HBO Max immediately, however there’s nonetheless loads of information popping out of David Chase’s unique HBO sequence. In a current interview with VultureThe Sopranos star Drea de Matteo broke down an alternate tackle her character Adriana La Cerva’s tragic demise in Season 5 of the hit present.

Within the twelfth episode of the fifth season, “Lengthy Time period Parking”, Adriana’s stunning demise happens by the hands of Silvio Dante (Steven Van Zandt). After she’s found as an FBI informant, her boyfriend Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli), is compelled to manage when she’s killed by Tony’s right-hand-man. De Matteo received the Emmy Award for Excellent Supporting Actress in a Drama Collection due to her efficiency within the episode.

However in response to this current interview, the demise sequence may’ve gone down a totally completely different lane, if it weren’t for de Matteo’s suggestion. Within the scene, Tony (James Gandolfini) calls her to inform her that Silvio is heading to choose her up and take her to the hospital to see Christopher. As an alternative, Adriana drives alone in direction of Baltimore, implying that she’s working away after being found as an FBI agent. Nevertheless it’s really a pretend out, all in Adriana’s head. Silvio takes Adriana to be murdered within the woods after her dream sequence.

Apparently, there was an added scene that might’ve made this pretend out somewhat extra blatant, informing viewers of Adriana’s demise earlier than it occurred.

“There was a scene shot for that episode the place Christopher is hysterically crying and tells Tony all the things and Tony says, ‘I’ll deal with it,’” de Matteo stated. “I went to the writers and stated that you could’t air it as a result of then everybody will know that Adriana is strolling into her personal demise.”

Because of de Matteo’s suggestion, her character’s demise has gone down as probably the most iconic moments in Sopranos historical past.

“We wanted her to exit with a bang, and we owe her that a lot,” de Matteo stated. “Stevie [Van Zandt] backed me, however I’m undecided about Michael [Imperioli]. And so they took out the scene as a result of they realized it was a greater option to preserve folks on the sting of their seats and used the scene as a flashback within the subsequent season.”

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Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: hung@interreviewed.com.

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