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James Gandolfini Reunites With 'Sopranos' Gang in Nickelodeon Movie

September 4, 2012 (6:23 pm) GMT
Taking a comedic turn, the award-winning star joins Michael Imperioli, Tony Sirico, Steve Schirripa and Vincent Curatola in 'Nicky Deuce'.

will relish the memory of "The Sopranos" on the set of Nickelodeon TV movie "". The Emmy-winning actor will join fellow Sopranos alums , Tony Sirico and Vincent Curatola in the project based on children's book co-written by Sopranos' Steve Schirripa.

According to Deadline, Gandolfini is set to take the role of Bobby Eggs, a two-bit guy from the neighborhood who gets unintentionally "scrambled" by the young Nicky. Played by Noah Munck, the titular character is a nerdy, over-protected teen who gets caught in the adventure of a lifetime when he is sent to Brooklyn, NY to spend the summer with an uncle (Schirripa) and other members of his Italian American family he never knew he had.

Confronted with some questionable dealings, Nicky uncovers family secrets and learns that the mean streets of Brooklyn arenít always what they seem.

Filming has begun in Montreal. The TV movie is set to premiere next year on Nickelodeon and Canada's YTV.

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