‘Gravesend’ Ups Vincent Pastore To Series Regular; Vincent Curatola & Talia Shire Also Join Season 3 Cast

EXCLUSIVE: Vincent Pastore, who recurred as Donnie “Glasses” Sisto in Season 2 of Gravesend, has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming third season. Additionally, Vincent Curatola and Talia Shire have joined the cast as series regulars for Season 3.

Set in 1986, Gravesend follows Benny, a soldier in the Colezzo crime family who is torn between the good that his devout Catholic parents taught him and the life his Mafioso cousin Charlie (Chris Tardio) showed him. Benny chooses to follow in Charlie’s footsteps and in turn, denounces his father.

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In Season 2, viewers learned who was behind the hit against Benny Zerletta (series creator William DeMeo) in the church. Also, in a twist, Benny headed to Miami.

Pastore portrays Donnie Sisto, the Consigliere, who works directly under the boss Cesar Tremaldo (Chazz Palminteri), boss of the Colezzo Family.

Curatola plays Larry Sisto, the brother of Donnie (Consigliere), who is a Captain, and runs the Staten Island crew, for the Colezzo Family.

Shire portrays Mary Sansone, mother of Charlie Sansone (Tardio) who is a Captain in the Colezzo family.

In addition to Pastore, Curatola, Shire, Palminteri and Tardio, series regular cast for Season 3 also includes
William DeMeo, Cristian DeMeo, Tony Darrow, Leo Rossi, Mario Cantone and Bo Dietl.

The series is created, written and directed by William DeMeo. Michele Frantzeskos serves as a producer.

Both Pastore and Curatola are well-known for their roles on The Sopranos.

Pastore’s recent credits include the 2021 film Made in Chinatown. On television he most recently guest-starred in The Curse. He’s repped by manager Bob McGowan at McGowan Rodriguez Management.

Curatola most recently recurred as Judge Al Bertuccio on Law & Order: SVU. His recent film work includes Patriots Day and Killing Them Softly. He’s repped by manager Bob McGowan at McGown Rodriguez Management and Buchwald.

Shire can currently be seen in Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis, which world premiered at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival. Her television credits include Grace and Frankie and Kingdom, among others. She’s repped by Sovereign Talent Group and Creative Management and Productions.

Seasons 1 and 2 are available for streaming on Amazon and TubiTV. 

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