Goodfellas writer Nicholas Pileggi and The Sopranos writer Terence Winter deserve every bit of the accolades that come their way. What if we tell you that the two iconic men are coming together to create a prestige mafia drama series? Yes, you read that right. Read on to know more about the same.
Possibly the happiest news. Terence Winter of The Sopranos and Nicholas Pileggi of Goodfellas have joined hands for a series. The project has been given a green signal by Showtime, and as per reports, they could not resist what the two had to offer.
There are not much details about the show yet, but it is being said that it is based on Nicholas Pileggi’s chronology of crime in America. The show will dive deep into the corruption that haunts America and will show the perspective of a Mafia family.
As per a report in Deadline, Terence Winter will be writing the script for the drama and will also be working as a producer with Nicholas Pileggi, Imagine Television’s Brian Grazer and Samie Kim Falvey.
Talking about both the writer, Terence Winter holds four Emmys for his work in The Sopranos. Meanwhile, Nicholas Pileggi was nominated at the Oscars for Goodfellas and also wrote Casino for Martin Scorsese in 1995.