FILM & TV The Sopranos And GoodFellas Writers Are Teaming Up For A New Mafia Series

The Sopranos And GoodFellas Writers Are Teaming Up For A New Mafia Series



The writers of and have teamed up to write a prestige mafia drama and it really doesn’t get much better than this.

Showtime has reportedly given the new project the green light after producer Terence Winter and writer Nicholas Pileggi officially signed on board.

Although details are quite thin on the ground at this early stage, the series is believed to be based on corruption in the US, regarding organised crime, as seen through the eyes of the mafia’s first family.

confirmed that Winter will write the script alongside Pileggi and Imagine Television’s Brian Grazer and Samie Kim Falvey.

This is obviously great news for anyone who is a fan of or , as the pair are both at the top of their game, with Pileggi even having won an Oscar nomination for his work on the film which was based on his non-fiction book

Meanwhile, Winter not only executively produced , but he’s also the creator, writer and executive producer of too.

In the meantime, if you need a mafia fix, you can check out

The docuseries follows the five mafia families who violently ran New York in the 1970s and 1980s, ‘until a group of federal agents tried the unthinkable: taking them down.’

You can also listen to , a podcast hosted by Michael Imperioli, who played prodigal mafia son Christopher Moltisanti, and Steve Schirripa, the actor for Tony Soprano’s brother-in-law Bobby Baccalieri.