What happened to Lillo Brancato Jr?
The last time former “Sopranos” actor Lillo Brancato Jr. did anything the public actually noticed he was playing the villain — in a real-life cop killing. But now he’s fresh out of prison and has landed a new role in a music video — and not everyone’s happy about it.
What’s he got to say about Natali Yura’s ‘fall for You’ music video?
He goes on to discuss the controversy surrounding his casting in pop star Natali Yura’s upcoming music video ‘Fall For You.’ “I do give [Yura] a lot of credit for remaining brave and for taking this chance, and to remain by my side after all that she’s been through because of me.”
Can Brancato Jr bring Daniel Enchautegui back to life?
While discussing his remorse for the death of NYPD officer Daniel Enchautegui, Brancato Jr. told Rob, “I wish I could just take it back and I could bring police officer Daniel back to life. I mean he was a hero, he was off-duty, lived next door, heard broken glass, came out and put his life on the line.”
Will Tom Brancato ever return to acting?
Brancato Jr. revealed that returning to acting is not his main priority now — focusing on his sobriety is. ” [Acting is] not the most important thing to me…The most important things to me right now [are] staying focused and giving back, and using that second chance at life.”
Jan. 9, 2009 Lillo Brancato Jr., the former actor who was convicted of attempted burglary for his role in a 2005 shooting in the Bronx that left an off-duty police officer dead, was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison. With good behavior, Mr. Brancato, who has already been locked up for three years, could get out in five years.
Is Lillo Brancato the next Robert De Niro?
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How long will Brancato get out of jail?
With good behavior, Mr. Brancato, who has already been locked up for three years, could get out in five years. The sentence, imposed by Justice Martin Marcus of State Supreme Court in the Bronx, was met with disappointment on both sides. Justice Marcus could have sentenced Mr. Brancato to as few as 3 ½ years and as many as 15.
What happened to Brancato and Armento?
Both would-be burglars were arrested and charged in connection with the death; Armento is serving life in prison, while Brancato – whose trial turned into a media circus, stoked by an infuriated NYPD – was acquitted of felony murder but sentenced to ten years in prison for attempted burglary. He was released on New Year’s Eve 2013.
Former “Sopranos” and “A Bronx Tale” actor Lillo Brancato Jr. was released from prison a few months ago after serving eight years for his role in a botched burglary that resulted in his accomplice killing an NYPD officer and ET’s Rob Marciano spoke with the actor for his first sit-down interview since being freed.
Will there be a sequel to ‘Sopranos’ star Lillo Brancato’s prison release?
Lillo Brancato comes home to Yonkers after being released from the Hudson Correctional Facility after eight years. (Richard Harbus/for New York Daily News) Ex-“Sopranos” star Lillo Brancato, paroled Tuesday for his role in a cop killing, walked out of prison knowing any misstep would lead to a jail cell sequel.
Who was Tony Brancato and what was his sentence?
His character was executed by James Gandolfini’s Tony Soprano. Brancato’s eight-year sentence included the time spent behind bars before his conviction. Brancato, 37, was released over the vehement objections of police union officials, who insisted he should have been convicted of murder.
How long did Brancato get in jail for killing Enchautegui?
He was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a burglary conviction, even as the PBA and Enchautegui’s family demanded the maximum term of 15 years. “He was equally responsible for my brother’s death,” said the slain cop’s sister, Yolanda Rosa, who attended Brancato’s trial.