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Siblings from ‘The Sopranos’ steal Super Bowl commercial glory

Chevy has sparked outrage on social media with a Super Bowl ad in which “The Sopranos” siblings reunite for the first time in nearly 15 years.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler, 40, and Robert Iler, 36, returned to reprise their roles as Meadow and A.J. Soprano appeared in a 60-second commercial that aired during the second quarter of Sunday’s game.

The ambitious ad, directed by “The Sopranos” showrunner David Chase, recreates the iconic opening of the original show and rewrites its famously ambiguous final episode.

The opening credit sequence of the original series shows protagonist Tony Soprano driving his Chevy Suburban from Manhattan to New Jersey while Alabama 3’s song “Woke Up This Morning” plays in the background.

Sigler, who plays Meadow in the Super Bowl ad, is now in the driver’s seat of a Chevy (albeit a plush new Silverado). She follows in the footsteps of her on-screen father, while “Wake Up This Morning” plays in the background.

Chevy has sparked outrage on social media with a Super Bowl ad in which “The Sopranos” siblings reunite for the first time in nearly 15 years.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler, 40, and Robert Iler, 36, returned to reprise their roles as Meadow and A.J. Soprano appeared in a 60-second commercial that aired during the second quarter of Sunday’s game.

The ambitious ad, directed by “The Sopranos” showrunner David Chase, recreates the iconic opening of the original show and rewrites its famously ambiguous final episode.

The opening credit sequence of the original series shows protagonist Tony Soprano driving his Chevy Suburban from Manhattan to New Jersey while Alabama 3’s song “Woke Up This Morning” plays in the background.

Sigler, who plays Meadow in the Super Bowl ad, is now in the driver’s seat of a Chevy (albeit a plush new Silverado). She follows in the footsteps of her on-screen father, while “Wake Up This Morning” plays in the background.

Robert Iler reprised his role as the youngest member of the Soprano family: A.J.
A.J. Soprano, played by Robert Iler, was the youngest member of the Soprano family.The advertisement demonstrates that the siblings were not killed off after the final episode of the show, as previously suggested.

Fans of “The Sopranos” flocked to social media to express their delight at the ad.

“I mean, nothing can top that Chevy Soprano’s commercial, right?” exclaimed one excitedly.

one excitedly asked.

“I adore the Chevy Silverado commercial featuring the Sopranos. “James Gandolfini would be proud,” said another. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano, died in 2013.

Sigler told People that her on-screen father was not far from her mind while filming the commercial.

“Whenever we do anything with “The Sopranos,” Jim is always the first thing that comes to mind,” she explained. “Of course, his presence was felt throughout it all, because anything we do related to “The Sopranos” he is there.” And just thinking about that opening sequence with him brings back so many memories. He was always driving that Chevy Suburban around. It’s how we imagine Tony Soprano when we close our eyes.”

Sigler went on to say that she is still close to Iler and that she enjoyed working with him and [showrunner] Chase again.

“Even getting direction from David Chase and seeing our old camera operators from previous seasons… “It was this eerie thing where both Robert and I said, ‘We could jump back into playing these characters in a heartbeat,'” she explained.

“It was really cool to be able to experience that for a brief moment.”

Iler and Sigler are seen at back with their on-screen "The Sopranos" parents, James Gandolfini and Edie Falco.

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