HBO Says No to Gandolfini
HBO has called Gandolfini's bluff. The actor threatened HBO with leaving the show over a contract loophole to either get more money or to completely leave the show. Well, unlike many other networks, HBO didn't roll over and say "fine, we'll pay you whatever you want". Rather, HBO told Gandolofini and the rest of the cast that they are not giving in and and they are cancelling the start of fifth season filming until the issue is resolved.
We love James Gandolfini and he is a good actor but he should stay with a good thing. Why mess this up to go back to playing supporting actor roles in movies?