Francis Ford Coppola Releases Trailer for New Movie


HOLLYWOOD— The director of “The Godfather” has dropped the first trailer for his new movie “Megalopolis”.

Francis Ford Coppola, director of The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, has a new movie coming out and he has been working on it since 1983. The film has been several delays, obviously, after he self-financed the film, it is finally hitting theaters later this year.

The synopsis for Megalopolis reads:

“The City of New Rome must change, causing conflict between Cesar Catilina, a genius artist who seeks to leap into a utopian, idealistic future, and his opposition, Mayor Franklyn Cicero, who remains committed to a regressive status quo, perpetuating greed, special interests, and partisan warfare.

Torn between them is socialite Julia Cicero, the mayor’s daughter, whose love for Cesar has divided her loyalties, forcing her to discover what she truly believes humanity deserves.”


The cast includes:

  • Adam Driver (Star Wars Sequel Trilogy, Marriage Story) as Cesar Catilina
  • Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad, The Mandalorian) as Mayor Franklyn Cicero
  • Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones, Fast X) as Julia Cicero
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Rec, Legion) as Wow Platinum
  • Shia LaBeouf (Transformers, Fury) as Clodio Pulcher
  • Jon Voight (National Treasure, Pearl Harbor) as Hamilton Crassus III
  • Jason Schwartzman (Asteroid City, Spiderman: Across the Spider-Verse) as Jason Zanderz
  • Laurence Fishburne (John Wick, The Matrix) as Fundi Romaine

Megalopolis is set to hit Cannes on May 16, 2024.

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