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Adam Driver, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker, Nathalie Emmanuel and More Board Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Megalopolis’

It was only a couple of months ago when we learned the disappointing news that Oscar Isaac was no longer attached to star in Megalopolis, writer/director Francis Ford Coppola's self-funded, decades-in-the-making, surely-epic, nearly $100 million passion project. While the project suffered quite a blow with the Moon Knight actor's departure, the legendary filmmaker behind The Godfather trilogy didn't have much trouble finding a replacement. As it was announced earlier today, Adam Driver is signed on to star in Coppola's long-gesturing (potential) swan song, and the Marriage Story actor will be joined by Forest Whitaker, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jon Voight, and Laurence Fishburne, the latter finally reuniting with Coppola after making his film debut in Apocalypse Now.
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Adam Driver joins cast of Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis

A drama movie that has been gestating for two decades – Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis – is gathering steam, as its leading roles have been cast. Heading the pack is Adam Driver, a still young actor who is gaining a reputation for working with the cream of the crop, in terms of directors. Joining him are Nathalie Emmanuel, Forest Whitaker, Jon Voight, and Laurence Fishburne – who Coppola discovered when he was 14.
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Francis Coppola Sets ‘Megalopolis’ Cast: Adam Driver, Forest Whitaker, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jon Voight & Filmmaker’s ‘Apocalypse Now’ Teen Discovery Laurence Fishburne

Click here to read the full article. More than 20 years in the making, Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis has set its star cast. Adam Driver, Forest Whitaker, Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones and Fast X), Jon Voight and Laurence Fishburne have been set for the main roles. Fishburne began his career with Coppola at the tender age of 14 in Apocalypse Now. Legend has it he was of legal age when the film got released. Coppola is directing the independently-financed film from his own script. Here’s how he is describing the contemporary drama: The fate of Rome haunts a modern world unable...
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Nathalie Emmanuel, Adam Driver join The Godfather director’s new film Megalopolis

There are few Hollywood directors more legendary than Francis Ford Coppola. This is the guy who directed The Godfather, considered one of the greatest films of all time and one that helped jump-start the blockbuster era we live in today. He directed Apocalypse Now, one of the best war films ever made. And he made One From The Heart, a self-funded passion project that bombed so hard he spent years digging himself out of the hole he dug for himself.
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Lawrence Fishburne, Adam Driver and more to star in Francis Ford Coppola’s dream project, ‘Megalopolis’

Francis Ford Coppola‘s cast for his big-budget, long-gestating film project Megalopolis has been revealed. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the legendary 83-year-old Godfather series filmmaker’s upcoming movie will feature Oscar nominees Adam Driver and Lawrence Fishburne, and Academy Award winners Forrest Whitaker and Jon Voight, along with Fast and Furious series and Game of Thrones alumna Nathalie Emmanuel.
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Francis Ford Coppola’s All-Star Cast for Megalopolis Includes Adam Driver, Forest Whitaker, & More

After decades in the making, Francis Ford Coppola has finally set the cast of his passion project Megalopolis. According to Deadline, the highly anticipated film is set to feature a star-studded cast that includes Adam Driver, Forest Whitaker, Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones and Fast X), Jon Voight, and Laurence Fishburne, all of whom have joined on for main roles in the film. The finalizing of the main cast marks the end of a long journey for the film, which had been rumored to star Oscar Isaac for some time before the star reportedly exited the film last year.
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