David Chase, creator of the famed crime-drama The Sopranos, may have accidentally spoiled the television series’ finale in a recently leaked interview. While speaking with author Alan Sepinwall for Sepinwall’s book The Sopranos Sessions, the producer was asked if he had intended The Sopranos to continue past what is now the finale. Chase responded: “Yes, I think I had that death scene around two years before the end…” 

The “death scene” that Chase referred to came in The Sopranos 2007 final episode “Made in America.” In the episode’s final sequence, main character Tony Soprano is eating dinner with his family as a hitman awaits him. Then, the screen fades to black, leaving the star’s fate unclear. While the outcome of this scene has been frequently debated by Sopranos fans, Chase appears to have spoiled the fun with his recently unearthed comment. 

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“F - - k you guys,” Chase said to the interviewer after being called out on his slip-up. He then attempted to clarify the remark and re-open debate by saying "We all could be whacked in a diner. That was the point of the scene."

The Sopranos prequel movie, “The Many Saints of Newark,” is scheduled to be released on March 12, 2021. In the meanwhile, you can enjoy streaming the series for free on HBO.