James Gandolfini was 'hangover' during the 'Sopranos' fight scene, says co-star Robert Patrick | MCUTimes

James Gandolfini was ‘hangover’ during the ‘Sopranos’ fight scene, says co-star Robert Patrick

James Gandolfini is best known for playing the iconic Tony Soprano in the award-winning HBO series, “The Sopranos.”

The show ran from 1999 to 2007, and Gandolfini earned three Emmy Awards for playing the tough-as-nails crime boss.

In a recent interview on the podcast “Talking Sopranos,” Gandolfini’s co-star Robert Patrick, who played Davey Scatino about the drama, described the work of the deceased actor.

Patrick said the two had never met before filming a fight together.

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“I’m standing in front of a bench smoking a cigarette with Jimmy after we’ve just finished reading this. And I think we’re trying to get to know each other a little bit because you know we have to be high school friends,” Patrick recalled. . “And if I remember correctly, the conversation was a bit getting settled. I said something to him like, ‘Hey listen. You know, when we do the stage where you get your money’s, you better bring your f — — A game. ‘”

“He looked at me and he had a cigarette and he said, ‘Oh, I’m taking my f —— A game with me,” Patrick said.

James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in the HBO series.

James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in the HBO series.
(HBO)

When it came time to shoot the scene, Patrick described how Gandolfini really went there.

“He said, ‘How are your balls?’ “… I looked at him and said, ‘They are good.’ And he said, ‘I’m a hangover, let’s make this f —— scene,’ ‘Patrick said. “And man, that was a take. We went through a little bit of what he was going to do [beforehand]. He was going to grab me and he would throw me around and I would start crying like a little girl. And I have to tell you, he scared the living — out of me man. I mean, I was so scared. “

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“I think ‘The Sopranos’ is definitely one of the highlights of my career,” Patrick floated.

Gandolfini died in 2013 at the age of 51 of a heart attack while on holiday in Rome, Italy.

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Later in the year, his son, Michael Gandolfini, plays a young Tony Soprano in a “Sopranos” prequel movie titled “The Many Saints of Newark” out in October.

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