"David Chase is one of our generation's great story-tellers," said Paramount Chairman and CEO Brad Grey. "Our long friendship, and the experience of producing The Sopranos with him, remain among the great joys of my career. I'm delighted we at Paramount will now continue the collaboration producing pictures together. We look forward to this wonderful film and many more to come."
A veteran writer, producer, and director, Chase has been recognized by the WGA, DGA, PGA, Golden Globes, and received a total of 7 Emmy Awards in his career.
Said Goodman, "David is in a class by himself. His creativity and talent is unparalleled, and we are thrilled and excited to be working with him on this great movie."