Paramount+ has set a date for the premiere of “The Offer,” it’s highly anticipated limited series about the making of a masterpiece, “The Godfather.” Starring Miles Teller as Al Ruddy. It will be coming to the streaming platform on April 28.
The Offer is based on two-time Oscar-winning producer Al Ruddy’s (Teller), experience of making the masterpiece in 1972, The Godfather that Francis Ford Coppola directed and adapted from Mario Puzo’s bestselling novel. The movie starred Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton and Talia Shire; it was nominated for 11 Oscars and won three — including Best Picture for Ruddy.
The Offer is produced and written by Oscar- and Emmy-nominated writer Michael Tolkin and written and executive produced by Nikki Toscano, directed by Dexter Fletcher. Joining Miles Teller, Matthew Goode as Robert Evans, Dan Fogler as Francis Ford Coppola, Justin Chambers as Marlon Brando, and Patrick Gallo as Mario Puzo, Burn Gorman as Charles Bluhdorn, Colin Hanks as Barry Lapidus, Giovanni Ribisi as Joe Colombo, Juno Temple as Bettye McCartt.
The first three episodes of the 10-episode series will stream on launch date. The remaining seven episodes will be available to stream weekly on Thursdays.