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Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Megalopolis’ in Imax Release: Cannes

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Francis Ford Coppola's Megalopolis First Look: Adam Driver Stops Time
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Imax goes massive, mega truly, unveiling on Thursday that Francis Ford Coppola’s extremely anticipated Megalopolis, premiering on the Cannes Movie Competition on Thursday night, will get a worldwide Imax launch.

“The movie goes to get an Imax launch,” Imax CEO Richard Gelfond instructed the press throughout a Thursday occasion in Cannes about Megalopolis. “One of many issues that we delight ourselves on is being filmmaker-friendly. So we’ve dedicated to Francis to do a worldwide Imax launch.”

Gelford mentioned that he met with Coppola in Cannes and that Imax will in all probability wait to see who will distribute the movie within the U.S. and when earlier than courting its Imax launch. The movie has already offered to a number of worldwide territories.

On Monday, the director launched the primary teaser trailer to his epic, self-funded ardour undertaking, showcasing extra of the size and ambition of the undertaking, with the big ensemble forged, dynamic photographs of a utopian society and protests.

The film is a Roman epic set in an imagined fashionable America, in response to early descriptions. Adam Driver leads Megalopolis, and the movie’s forged consists of Giancarlo Esposito, Nathalie Emmanuel, Aubrey Plaza, Shia LaBeouf, Jon Voight, Jason Schwartzman, Laurence Fishburne, Kathryn Hunter, Grace VanderWaal, Chloe Fineman, James Remar, D.B. Sweeney and Dustin Hoffman.

Coppola first started writing Megalopolis in 1983, and the movie reportedly value $120 million to make, which was funded partially by the sale of a good portion of the director’s wine empire. He hosted a screening of the undertaking on the finish of March for potential patrons, with Common’s Donna Langley, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos and Sony’s Tom Rothman all attending. Nevertheless, distribution consultants have highlighted challenges for positioning the film.

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