Francis Ford Coppola to Move Forward with Sci-Fi Epic Megalopolis

Joseph Baxter Apr 4, 2019

Megalopolis, the long-planned sci-fi dream project of Francis Ford Coppola, is finally moving forward.

Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis is a mooted movie that’s almost as mythical as the sci-fi-utopia New York City in which it was to be set. While the project – the planned pièce de résistance of his storied career – managed to shoot 30 minutes of second unit footage, the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks made an unwelcome atmosphere for his planned vision. However, the Megalopolis myth never died, and now, nearly two decades after its false start, Coppola appears to be moving forward with the project!

Coppola, the legendary director/screenwriter of The Godfather Trilogy, Apocalypse Now, The Outsiders and The Cotton Club, is reportedly making preparations to make his Megalopolis dream movie into a reality this year, reports Deadline. Just a few days short of his 80th birthday, Coppola has dusted off his script and
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