James Gandolfini’s Other Roles: Stars Recommend Underrated Movies
Even if you haven't seen The Sopranos, you may have still been shocked by James Gandolfini's sudden, tragic death today at age 51. While the actor is most famous for playing Tony Soprano, he left a large, beloved body of work behind alongside it. With their reactions to his passing, stars are sharing their favorite non-The Sopranos roles with fans. Take a look, and let these celebs help plan your memorial marathon.
The Last Castle
Keegan-Michael Key of Key and Peele recommends The Last Castle, a 2001 action film that starred James alongside Robert Redford and Mark Ruffalo. James plays the warden of a maximum-security military prison, where a court-martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to fight against their imprisonment.
We certainly don't want to call Zero Dark Thirty underrated, but James Gandolfini's role in it certainly was! MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell points out that Leon Panetta was proud to have James playing his on-screen counterpart.
He will always be Tony Soprano but Leon Panetta was proud that Gandolfini played him in Zero Dark Thirty