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Fred Roos, Oscar-Winning Producer, Dies at 89

©Courtesy of Fred Roos Family Fred Roos, the Oscar-winning producer and casting director who had close relationships with the Coppola family, has died, Variety is reporting. The filmmaker, who’s remembered for casting and producing The Godfather series, American Graffiti and Megalopolis, was 89. He died on Saturday in Beverly Hills, four days before what would…

Is Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Megalopolis’ Turning Into a Megaflopolis?

Is Megalopolis turning into a Megaflopolis? Despite the fact that Francis Ford Coppola’s new movie will kick off the Cannes Film Festival in May, and despite the fact that Coppola has created some of the most iconic films of the past half century, including the three Godfather films, Apocalypse Now, and Bram Stoker’s Dracula, the…

Coppola Shoots Down “Megalopolis” in Peril Report

Is Megalopolis fizzling into a Megaflopolis? That’s the buzz out of Hollywood around Francis Ford Coppola’s titanic new project, a science-fiction epic that seems ready to crash and burn like a flying zeppelin. According to Hollywood Reporter, the film is halfway shot in Atlanta—the city that General Sherman once torched—it’s already lost key members of…

‘The Godfather’ Actor James Caan Dies at Age 82

Iconic Hollywood actor, James Caan, who’s best known for playing Sonny Corleone in The Godfather, has died at the age of 82, Rolling Stone is reporting. His family confirmed the news on his official Twitter account early this afternoon, but no cause of death was given. In the tweet, the Oscar-nominated actor’s family stated: “It…

Tribeca Festival Announces Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Taylor Swift, Pharrell Williams, Seth Meyers, Tyler Perry, Common and more for Talks & Reunions Programming

TRIBECA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 TALKS AND REUNIONS FEATURING CONVERSATIONS WITH TAYLOR SWIFT, PHARRELL WILLIAMS, SETH MEYERS, STEVE AOKI, CYNTHIA ERIVO, TYLER PERRY, ADAM MCKAY, JULIAN SCHNABEL, AND MORE ROBERT DE NIRO, AL PACINO, AND MICHAEL MANN REUNITE FOR HEAT; EWAN MCGREGOR, MICKO WESTMORLAND, AND TODD HAYNES FOR 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF VELVET GOLDMINE; AND KASI LEMMONS,…

The Offer : An Exclusive Interview with Actor Patrick Gallo on “The Godfather” Writer Mario Puzo

Synopsis : The Offer is based on Oscar®-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy’s extraordinary, never-revealed experiences of making “The Godfather.” The all-star cast includes Miles Teller as Albert S. Ruddy, Matthew Goode as Robert Evans, Juno Temple as Bettye McCartt, Giovanni Ribisi as Joe Colombo, Dan Fogler as Francis Ford Coppola, Patrick Gallo as Mario Puzo, Burn Gorman…

Paramount+ Releases The Offer, A Prodigious Trip Behind The Scenes Of The Godfather

Paramount+ makes an offer that all cinephiles cannot refuse: a captivating miniseries chronicling the making of the most legendary of American films. The Offer is based on Oscar-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy’s extraordinary, never-before-seen experiences for the production of The Godfather. The first two episodes of the series are directed by two-time BAFTA nominee Dexter…

Francis Ford Coppola Staking His Own Money on Upcoming Epic ‘Megalopolis’ with Top-Tier Cast

The Oscar-winning filmmaker behind such classics as The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, and Apocalypse Now is preparing for his next big project, four decades after the release of some of his most notable films. Megalopolis has been in the works for years, according to Deadline, and now, after the sale of a chunk of…