The infamous cut to black used by creator David Chase left the fate of Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) ambiguous, dividing fans between those who thought he lived and those who thought he died. Chase continues to be elusive about the ending, but he did reveal to Deadline that the original plan was to kill Tony.

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Does Tony die at end of sopranos?
The Sopranos: Everything David Chase Has Said About That Notorious Ending. Is Tony Soprano dead? Yes! No!
What does the ending of Sopranos mean?
Death scene! As you well know, the final scene of The Sopranos cuts to black very abruptly just after Tony's stuck Journey on the jukebox in the diner. Then there's a little pause - a little mark of respect for the big guy, it turns out - before the credits roll. ... He's dead.
Why did Sopranos get Cancelled?
To settle disputes over actor salaries, James Gandolfini gave each actor $33,333 of his own money. After season 4, production on The Sopranos was delayed due to a pay dispute with HBO.
Does Tony Soprano sleep with Melfi?
Jan 7, 2019 · David Chase in his Upper East Side apartment. “I didn't think that 'The Sopranos' would chart any kind of new course,” he said. “All I wanted to ...
Jan 10, 2019 · The final episode of The Sopranos, like the rest of the show, was revolutionary. Tony sits at Holsten's ice cream parlor with his family, noshing on onion rings and listening to Journey's “Don't Stop Believin',” all while anxiously eyeing the door every time it opens.
May 22, 2016 · David Chase won't explain the controversial end of The Sopranos, but after nine years since the HBO series went to black, the finale still makes ...
Jan 9, 2019 · Is Tony Soprano dead or alive at the end of HBO's 'The Sopranos'? ... a new interview with series creator David Chase, and selections of our ...
Jan 9, 2019 · Chase: Yes, I think I had that death scene around two years before the end. I remember talking with [Sopranos writer and executive producer] ...
Jun 11, 2019 · Chase: Yes, I think I had that death scene around two years before the end… Tony was going to get called to a meeting with Johnny Sack in ...
Showrunner David Chase planned the series ending and the final scene during the 21-month hiatus between ...
David Chase explains how he created the excruciating tension of the last scene. What he won't say is what happened at the end. By James Greenberg.
Apr 15, 2015 · David Chase explains 'Sopranos' ending — again. Can we stop asking him about it now? James Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano, and ...

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