May 30, 2024 5:47 pm

Francis Ford Coppola's Megalopolis Screened to Studios Without Interest
Francis Ford Coppola's Megalopolis Screened to Studios Without Interest

Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis Screened to Studios Without Interest

Francis Ford Coppola, director of The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, screened his latest, largely self-financed film, Megalopolis, to studio heads on March 28, such as Donna Langley of Universal, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, and Tom Rothman of Sony. He’s looking for a unicorn — a mainstream distributor that can afford a massive marketing campaign for what is, for all intents and purposes, a giant art film. Based on reactions from that screening, Coppola may be out of luck.

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​Even with Adam Driver, Forest Whitaker, and Jon Voight in the cast, Megalopolis is getting the cold shoulder from major film studios. Read More