Megalopolis trailer – Adam Driver stars in Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘crazy’ sci-fi | Films | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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The Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola has had his ardour undertaking Megalopolis in growth for over 40 years.

Having put up his winery to finance the $120 million experimental sci-fi epic, it’s now able to compete for the Palme d’Or on the Cannes Film Festival this month.

First reactions from early trade screenings have been blended with one saying: “It’s unflinching in how bats**t crazy it is”.

But this doesn’t hassle the Oscar-winner who claims that was the identical early reception he had for Apocalypse Now.

Still, there are doubts that the acclaimed filmmaker will get his desired $100 million advertising and marketing price range, however who is aware of what distribution offers the 85-year-old will safe after Cannes.

Megalopolis’ synopsis reads: “An accident destroys a New York City-like metropolis already in decay. Cesar, an idealist, aims to rebuild the city as a sustainable utopia, while the venal mayor, Frank Cicero, has other plans. Coming between the opposing men and their visions is Frank’s socialite daughter, Julia. Tired of the attention and power she was born with, Julia searches for her life’s meaning.”

The upcoming gamble stars Adam Driver, Nathalie Emmanuel, Giancarlo Esposito, Jon Voight, Laurence Fishburne, Aubrey Plaza, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Schwartzman, Dustin Hoffman and extra.

A launch date is TBC however our greatest guess could be late 2024 to finish for the Oscars subsequent 12 months.