‘Megalopolis:’ The plot, cast and all the details of the next movie


There are Hollywood projects that sit in the vault, never to see the light of day. Then there are those who, if given the green light, know it will be a masterpiece in the making. In this case, we know this to be true with any work by Francis Ford Coppola, let alone the one he’s been sitting on for over two decades. Now it seems his outstanding artwork is in question, Megalopolis is finally settling on a cast.

What is Megalopolis in regards to?

Looking at the name alone, you wouldn’t be crazy thinking this is going to be a massive production. Described as a contemporary drama focusing on “the fate of Rome that haunts a modern world unable to solve its social problems in an epic tale of political ambition, genius and conflicting interests”. The film has an obscene budget of just under $100 million, which The Godfather the director introduces himself and will produce in the fall.

What is the context of Megalopolis?

Initially, Coppola started working on the film in the 1980s and even started filming in 2001. Since the film focused on New York City after a major disaster, he decided to postpone the production after the 9/11 attacks. september. Now the time has come for the director to make his magnum opus. In an interview with the THR Coppola explained the timing: “There’s a certain way everyone thinks a movie should be, and it goes against the grain if you have another idea. People can be very reluctant, but sometimes the other idea represents what’s coming in the future. It deserves to be considered.

who plays in Megalopolis?

From what we understand, Adam Driver will direct the film, with a cast of Hollywood legends like Jon Voight, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker and Nathalie Emmanuel. No date has been given for the release, but we expect there will be plenty of buzz before then.

We’ll be sure to update as more details on the film emerge, in the meantime, if you want to indulge in some classic Coppola this weekend, take a look at our selection of Robert films. De Niro to watch for your viewing pleasure.

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