The renowned crime drama series “The Sopranos” is famous for its cult portrayal of the mobster character Tony Soprano. The series got in news again recently when the 2003 Cadillac Escalade driven by James Gandolfini in the last three seasons got auctioned in Boston. The unknown proud owner of the sport-utility-vehicle purchased the car in the auction with the bidding price of almost $120,000 at the event. Read on to find out more interesting revelation on “The Sopranos” 2003 Cadillac Escalade scoop ahead.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the famous HBO series used the Cadillac for exterior shots and is best known for the sequence of chasing between Soprano and rival gangster Phil Leotardo, later, to run him off the road during Season 5.
The Cadillac otherwise remained a personal vehicle of Soprano and was seen in the most of the season frequently during the episodes. It was shown at various moments during the drive way meetings with family members at New York and the notorious landmarks of the gang.
The popular role of mobster Tony Soprano was played brilliantly by Gandolfini. “The Soprano” is entirely based on the life of Tony Soprano of how he manager his family while facing the challenges of maintaining his legacy at his criminal organisation.
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James Gandolfini is said to have signed the interior of Cadillac three times mentioning “Thanks for the truck, James Gandolfini,” as one of the autographs. Auction House RR Auction stated that along with the Cadillac, Sopranos’ driving license and an autographed picture of the cast is also presented to the proud owner of the car.
Indeed a true fan of “The Soprano.”
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