Stern Pinball’s newest pinball machine, THE SOPRANOS? pinball, offers would be wise guys a dynamic interactive experience into the world of the critically acclaimed and award-winning HBO? hit television series THE SOPRANOS?. For all those who have been spellbound by mobster-themed movies and television shows throughout the years,THE SOPRANOS? pinball machine is a must for any player, distributor, operator, and home collector wanting to share in the excitement.
Featuring Tony Soprano, his immediate family and business “family”, THE SOPRANOS? pinball machine challenges the player to rise through the ranks to Boss. THE SOPRANOS? pinball also has elements from the show, including the dancing girls of the Bada Bing!; Tony Soprano’s boat, The Stugots, with a classic multi-ball feature; a safe that cracks open after being whacked by the ball; and the talking fish from Season Two that always jokes around with the player.
THE SOPRANOS? pinball features the real voices of many characters on the show, including Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), Silvio (Steven Van Zandt), Dr. Melfi (Lorraine Bracco), Carmela Soprano (Edie Falco), Uncle Junior (Dominic Chianese), and Big Pussy (Vincent Pastore). The pinball machine also plays THE SOPRANOS? classic theme song, “Woke Up This Morning,” during game play. Pinball Hall of Fame artist Kevin O’Connor arted the playfield, while the cabinet and backglass artwork are taken directly from original HBO promotional art.
In 2004, THE SOPRANOS? received four Emmys? including Drama Series; Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Michael Imperioli); Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Drea de Matteo); and Writing for a Drama Series (Terence Winter, “Long Term Parking”).
THE SOPRANOS? is a production of HBO Original Programming, Brad Grey Television and Chase Films; executive producers, David Chase, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess, Brad Grey, Ilene S. Landress, Terence Winter; co-executive producer, Henry J. Bronchtein; supervising producer, Matthew Weiner; producer, Martin Bruestle. Production for the sixth season of THE SOPRANOS? begins in early 2005.
Gary Stern says, “THE SOPRANOS? is a great title for a pinball; with the show elements this game is really fun for all level players. The artwork can only be described as stunning.”
THE SOPRANOS? pinball machine is definitely the most exciting “family” pinball to come along in years!
THE SOPRANOS? pinball machine is available UL, CUL and CE approved, as applicable.