September 27, 2023


Arts Eternal

‘The Sopranos’ siblings steal Super Bowl commercial glory

Chevy has set social media alight with a Tremendous Bowl advertisement that sees “The Sopranos” siblings reunite for the first time in nearly 15 yrs.

Actors Jamie-Lynn Sigler, 40, and Robert Iler, 36, reprised their roles as Meadow and A.J. Soprano in the 60-2nd business, which aired in the course of the 2nd quarter of Sunday evening’s match.

“The Sopranos” showrunner David Chase directed the bold advert, which recreates the iconic opening of the first clearly show and rewrites its famously ambiguous last episode.

In the unique series, the opening credit score sequence sees protagonist Tony Soprano driving his Chevy Suburban from Manhattan to New Jersey as the track “Woke Up This Morning” by Alabama 3 performs in the track record.

In Sunday’s night Super Bowl advert, Sigler — enjoying Meadow — is now in the driver’s seat of a Chevy (while it is a plush new Silverado). She traverses the exact route her on-display father, while “Woke Up This Morning” also performs in the history. out?v=2bZYqFsU72Y

At the close of the industrial, Sigler pulls outdoors Holsten’s diner which famously featured in the ultimate episode of “The Sopranos” back in 2007.

The eatery was the past spot Tony Soprano was observed — and it is unclear regardless of whether the character was killed off just immediately after the final credits rolled.

All through that episode, Meadow was owning trouble parallel parking outdoors the establishment — but in the new Chevy professional she’s no extended plagued by that dilemma.

The character effortlessly parks the Silverado, jumps out of the auto and fulfills youthful brother A.J. The pair share an psychological embrace before they wander off together towards the diner.

In the remaining episode of “The Sopranos,” Meadow has challenges parallel parking outdoors the diner. But in the new commercial, she’s no for a longer period plagued by that trouble.
Robert Iler reprised his role as the youngest member of the Soprano family: A.J.
Robert Iler reprised his function as the youngest member of the Soprano family members: A.J.

The advertisement proves that the siblings weren’t killed off after the final episode of the clearly show — as has been posited in the past.

Lovers of “The Sopranos” flocked to social media to share their exhilaration about the ad.

“I suggest absolutely nothing can best that Chevy Sopranos industrial suitable?” one particular excitedly questioned.


“LOVE the Chevy Silverado professional with the Sopranos. James Gandolfini would be very pleased,” one more cooed. Gandolfini — who played Tony Soprano — handed absent 2013.

Sigler spoke with People about filming the industrial, and mentioned her on-monitor father was not much from her mind.

Anytime we do everything with “The Sopranos” your very first assumed is generally Jim,” she stated. “His existence was incredibly significantly felt all over it all, of class, because anything at all we ever do possessing to do with “The Sopranos” he is there. And just the imagined of that opening sequence with him, it is so iconic. He always drove that Chevy Suburban everywhere. It’s how we shut our eyes and photo Tony Soprano.”

Sigler included that she is even now shut buddies with Iler, and she loved doing the job with him and [showrunner] Chase yet again.

“Even getting path from David Chase and seeing our aged digital camera operators that we experienced labored with during the seasons… It was this eerie factor exactly where Robert and I both mentioned, ‘We could hop again into participating in these people in a heartbeat,’ ” she mentioned.

“It was actually interesting to get a instant to knowledge that.”

Iler and Sigler are seen at back with their on-screen "The Sopranos" parents, James Gandolfini and Edie Falco.
Iler and Sigler are viewed at back again with their on-display “The Sopranos” mother and father, James Gandolfini and Edie Falco.
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