The 2 A-checklist actors are coming together to expose the chronicle within the abet of the making of cinema classic The Godfather. Directed by Oscar-winner Barry Levinson (Rain Man), Francis and The Godfather will star Isaac as younger Godfather filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and Gyllenhaal as legendary Paramount studio head Robert Evans.
“Out of the madness of production, and in opposition to all odds, a classic film took reputation,” Levinson said in an announcement to Closing date, which first reported the files. Coppola, who is on the moment working on a new edit of Godfather: Fragment III, has given his blessing: “Any film that Barry Levinson makes about anything else, will most likely be piquant and helpful!”
In accordance with the new from Mario Puzo, The Godfather modified into one in every of the supreme motion photos in cinema historical past, however overcame a significant assortment of arguments between Coppola and Paramount, including over budget, relate, and casting, with Coppola having to fight to salvage Marlon Brando and Al Pacino. The 2 would creep on to carry iconic performances with Vito and Michael Corleone.
While Isaac and Gylleenhaal are on the moment the very top two actors onboard, there will most likely be loads of ardour in seeing who is solid as crucial Godfather figures like Brando, Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton, and Robert Duvall.