Read ‘The Sopranos’ Oral History, Part I here.
Read ‘The Sopranos’ Oral History, Part II here.
Michael Imperioli: I mean, there’s one story. Jim [Gandolfini] and I, we had to do this scene where we throw Joey Pants I guess his body over a cliff.
Deadline: You mean the body of Joe Pantoliano’s character Ralph Cifaretto, after Tony Soprano and your Christopher Moltisanti character put his head, his chopped off hands, and his blond wig in the bowling bag?
Imperioli: It was in a state park somewhere in New Jersey. It was a real cliff, and there was a river down the bottom. We rehearsed it in the daylight,