Is Lilyhammer a spin off of sopranos?

Is Lilyhammer a spin off of sopranos?

David Chase, creator of “The Sopranos”, did not create “Lilyhammer”, nor did he have any creative involvement with the latter whatsoever. Creating a spinoff without his consent would probably have resulted in a mess of legal paperwork and licensing fees.

Was Lilyhammer popular in Norway?

The popularity of Lilyhammer Lilyhammer debuted in Norway on the national television channel NRK on 25 January 2012. The opening episode achieved record viewing figures of 998,000, which is remarkable if you consider the country’s population stands at just 5.3 million.

Is Steven Van Zandt wife in Lilyhammer?

Van Zandt eventually agreed to star on the show as consigliere Silvio Dante, and his real-life spouse Maureen (née Santoro) was cast as his on-screen wife Gabriella.

Is Silvio Dante in Lilyhammer?

Steven Van Zandt shines in Netflix’s ‘Lilyhammer’ just as much as he did in ‘The Sopranos’ with his portrayal of Silvio Dante. ‘Lilyhammer’ is a Norwegian-American television series that fans have regarded as a comedic alternative to ‘The Sopranos’.

Is Frank Tagliano Silvio Dante?

Steven Van Zandt’s character Frank Tagliano draws parallels with his character Silvio Dante from The Sopranos (1999). They are meant to be different, but most traits are the same between the two.

How did Steve Van Zandt get involved in Lilyhammer?

How did you get involved with this show, to begin with? VAN ZANDT: I have a radio show that’s worldwide, and I play a lot of Norwegian rock ‘n’ roll. That happens to be a place that loves Americana, in general. I also have a record company, and I was in Bergen, Norway producing a Norwegian band.

Are Lilyhammer and sopranos connected?

Given Van Zandt’s trajectory from active mobster in “The Sopranos” to lapsed gangster in “Lilyhammer,” some fans have attempted to link his characters in both series, predominately through a fan theory that posits “Lilyhammer” as a canonical sequel to Silvio’s character arc in “The Sopranos.”

Will there be a Lilyhammer Season 4?

‘Lilyhammer’ Season 3 premiered on October 29, 2014 on NRK1 and after running for eight episodes, it concluded on December 17, 2014. All the episodes dropped on Netflix on November 21, 2014. Unfortunately, Netflix has cancelled ‘Lilyhammer’ after three seasons, so there won’t be a ‘Lilyhammer’ season 4.

What do you think of the TV show Lilyhammer?

Lilyhammer will never be confused with Soprano’s but it has a lot of similarities to all organized crime dramas. Steven and the other actors do a great job, the only issue I have is sometimes it is difficult understand the native actors.

How did you first hear of Lilyhammer?

I first heard of Lilyhammer through a Howard Stern interview with Steven Van Zandt. Since I was a huge Sopranos fan I immediately became interested in Lilyhammer. The show itself is great and I’m really impressed with Netflix’s first original program.

Who are the actors in the movie Lilyhammer?

Lilyhammer: Created by Eilif Skodvin, Anne Bjørnstad. With Steven Van Zandt, Trond Fausa, Steinar Sagen, Marian Saastad Ottesen. A New York mobster goes into hiding in rural Lillehammer in Norway after testifying against his former associates.

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