James Gandolfini: Trailer for Final Film 'The Drop' Released (Video)

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 04:57 PM

By Jonna Lorenz

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Fans of the late James Gandolfini, who died of a heart attack in June, are getting a glimpse of the actor’s final film this week with Tuesday’s release of the first trailer for “The Drop.”

In the film, Gandolfini plays Marv, a former criminal boss who owns a bar that serves as a money drop for gangsters. Marv is suspected in a botched robbery. The film, which also stars Noomi Rapace and Tom Hardy, is set to hit theaters on Sept. 19.

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Gandolfini was 51 when he died while vacationing in Rome last year. He starred as Tony Soprano in the Emmy-winning series “The Sopranos”and appeared with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the romantic comedy "Enough Said," which was released in September.

“The Drop,” originally titled “Animal Rescue,” more closely reflects his “Sopranos” role, with lines including: "When I walked into a place, people sat up straight, they noticed. I was respected; I was feared. And that meant something," Gandolfini's characters says in the trailer.

The R-rated film was written by Dennis Lehane and directed by Michaƫl Roskam.

"It was such an honor to work with Mr. Gandolfini, and nothing but a pleasure to see him perform. He was one of the greatest," Roskam told The Wrap last year.

Fans on Twitter were looking forward to the film.

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