Francis Ford Coppola has announced the cast of megapolisa film more than two decades in the making. megapolis starring Adam Driver, Nathalie Emmanuel, Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne and Jon Voight. the godfather director has sold part of his Francis Ford Coppola Winery to fund his dream project. The budget is set at just under $100 million. Coppola has written the script and is directing the feature film set in a utopian version of New York City. In a recent interview with journalist Zach Baron for GQ magazineCoppola explained the plot of the film as follows:
“It’s a love story. A woman is divided over loyalty to two men. But not just to two men. Every man has a philosophical principle. One is her father who raised her, who taught her Latin on his lap and is devoted to a much more classic view of society, the Marcus Aurelius view. The other, who is the lover, is the enemy of the father but is committed to a much more progressive ‘Let’s jump into the future, let’s get over all this jumping’ waste that has tainted humanity for 10,000 years. Let’s see what we really are, which is an enlightened, friendly, happy species,” Coppola said during the interview.
Coppola became a sought-after director after its 1972 release the godfather† He has won five Oscars for his work on The Godfather, The Godfather II and patton and has won numerous other awards, including a British Film Academy Award for Apocalypse Now and six Golden Globe Awards for American graffiti, now Apocalypse and the godfather†
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Coppola has undoubtedly brought together a group of heavy hitters for his upcoming movie.
Driver last appeared in House of Gucci as Maurizio Gucci. The Oscar and Emmy Award nominee has been featured regularly on HBO’s girls and played Ben Solo/Kylo Ren in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Driver’s upcoming projects include: White noise, 65and Ferrariwhere he will star as Enzo Ferrari.
Emmanuel, a popular theater actress, is best known for her portrayal of Missandei on HBO’s Game of Thrones† In 2012, she joined the Fast and The Furious franchise as Ramsey. She recently wrapped up filming for the horror movie The bride.
Fishburne started working with the iconic director when he was just 14. He played 17-year-old Tyrone Miller on Apocalypse Now† It was later revealed that Fishburne lied about his age in order to be cast in the film. In 2023 he will appear in John Wick: Chapter 4 with Matrix co-star Keanu Reeves.
Whitaker made his film debut in Amy Heckerling’s Fast times at Ridgemont High† In 2006 he played in The King of Scotland† He was recognized for his work on the film and won multiple awards, including an Oscar for Best Actor. He’s next to play boxing trainer Doc Broadus in lion heartan upcoming biopic on George Foreman.
Jon Voight became a well-known actor in the late 1960s, after starring on Midnight Cowboy† Since then, he has continued to work consistently on film and television and has won multiple awards for his work on Midnight Cowboy† Coming home, runaway trainand Ray Donovan†
Production of megapolis is scheduled to begin this fall.
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