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James Gandolfini receives street dedication

December 2nd, 2013 12:20pm EST
James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini has had a street dedicated to him in New Jersey.
The late 'Sopranos' actor, who died of a heart attack in June, was commemorated by his hometown of Park Ridge, New Jersey, yesterday (12.01.13) when a section of Park Avenue - close to where the star grew up - was dedicated to him.
James' 14-year-old son Michael Gandolfini, his widow Deborah Lin and their baby daughter Liliana were on hand for the official ceremony as Park Ridge mayor Terence Maguire declared December 1 would become James Gandolfini Day.
Many of the actor's 'Sopranos' co-stars joined his family and hundreds o...

Sean Lennon To Score Vampire Comedy Starring Ralph Macchio

February 21st, 2008 9:05am EST
Sean Lennon
Sean Lennon has signed up to score a new low-budget vampire comedy film starring Dustin Hoffman's son Jake, Devon Aoki and Karate Kid Ralph Macchio.

In the movie, called "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Undead," Hoffman will play a struggling actor who lands a big break directing an off-Broadway stage version of Shakespeare's "Hamlet."

Unfortunately, the new adaptation has been written by a Romanian vampire, played by John Ventimiglia.

Macchio plays a New York mob boss.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

'Law & Order' June 11 Marathon Features 'Sopranos' Stars

June 10th, 2007 9:00am EDT
Edie Falco
One day after the series finale of The Sopranos, TNT is giving fans of the series a chance to spend the day with their favorite stars when the network presents 12 episodes of the hit drama Law & Order, featuring such guest stars as Edie Falco, who has won three Emmys for her performance as Carmela Soprano on "The Sopranos;" Michael Imperioli, who earned an Emmy for his performance as Christopher Moltisanti; Aida Turturro, who earned an Emmy nomination for her performance as Janice Soprano; and Frank Vincent, who plays Phil Leotardo.

Other Sopranos stars to appear in the "Law & Order" ...

'Sopranos' Actor Pleads Guilty to DUI

June 27th, 2006 9:11am EDT
John Ventimiglia
In a New York City court on Monday, The Sopranos star John Ventimiglia pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol . The 42-year-old actor, who plays chef Artie Bucco in the mob drama, agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors and was fined $500 and had his driving license suspended for 90 days in Brooklyn Criminal Court.

Ventimiglia was stopped by police in Brooklyn on May 1 and a subsequent test showed his blood-alcohol level was 0.12 percent - above the legal limit of 0.08 percent. Under the plea deal, charges that Ventimiglia was also in possession of cocaine were droppe...

Two 'Sopranos' Stars Are Arrested

May 3rd, 2006 8:50am EDT
John Ventimiglia
The Sopranos actors John Ventimiglia and Louis Gross have both been arrested on unrelated charges. Ventimiglia - who plays chef Artie Bucco on the hit TV show - was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning on suspicion of drink driving and possessing cocaine.

The 37-year-old was pulled over after the Volkswagen car he was driving swerved without its headlights on. The arresting officer said the actor smelled of alcohol, and his speech was slurred. Subsequent tests found a blood alcohol level of 0.12 percent - the legal limit is 0.08 percent - and Ventimiglia was allegedly carryin...

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