Parts of the highly anticipated “Sopranos” prequel movie, “The Many Saints of Newark,” is going to look familiar to fans of the original show.
The restaurant housed the scene where James Gandolfini’s Tony Soprano and his family noshed on onion rings before famously cutting to black.
“HBO contacted us to shoot on location,” Holsten’s co-owner Chris Carley told Page Six in honor of the show’s 20th anniversary. “They’re going to shoot some scenes here.”
HBO referred Page Six to New Line Cinema, who said they don’t comment on possible filming locations.
“I wish it had been James Gandolfini, but …” added Carley, trailing off before he could refer to Gandolfini’s 2013 death.
Gandolfini, who won three Emmys for his work on the series, died at age 51 in Rome, Italy, of a heart attack.
Chase confirmed a young Tony Soprano will be a big part of “The Many Saints of Newark,” though casting is still underway.
Holsten’s will host a trivia night in honor of the anniversary, but otherwise won’t be “doing something special.”
The iconic ice cream parlor still has on-location tours stop by every Thursday and Saturday, which sometimes brings groups of 30 or more people. Carley said those visitors are “great for business.”
His regulars, however, have had enough with the crowds after all this time.
“Some of our customers are sick of it,” he explained. “They can’t come on Saturdays until the late afternoon because they have to wait for tours to clear out. I appreciate it though.”
Holsten’s has photos of the cast scattered throughout the building and even sells “Sopranos” merch: T-shirts sell for $15, mugs go for $7.50 and at the time of Page Six’s visit, hats were on sale for $9, down from the normal $14.