The feature-length film will follow the earlier days of the New Jersey mafia, during riots in the 1960s.
Michael Gandolfini will play the role made famous by his late father.
Production on the film begins later this year.
The groundbreaking HBO series leaves a dark legacy two decades later.
Soprano’s father, Johnny Boy, as well as his uncle Junior Soprano, will also have a presence in The Many Saints of Newark.
Along with The Sopranos, Taylor has acclaimed directed episodes of Deadwood, Sex and the City, and many more HBO series.
The Many Saints of Newark will head back to the ’60s for a little historical fiction.