“The Godfather,” an American crime trilogy, centers on the Corleone Family and the transition of Vito Corleone’s son Michael Corleone, from family outside to ruthless mafia boss. Based on the 1969 novel best selling novel. The film and its subsequent sequels have been regarded as timeless masterpieces and the epitome of the gangster genre.

At the 45th Academy Awards, the first film went on to win three Academy Awards for; Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Adaptive Screenplay.

In Paramount Studios new film “Francis and The Godfather.” The film will take a closer look at the preproduction that went on to bring “The Godfather” to flourishion, particularly the relationship between studio executive Robert Evans and film director Francis Ford Coppola. From their disagreements on filming locations, the sensitivity towards the hesitation of the real life mobsters story and even the disagreements and gamble of casting Al Pachino as Michael and Marlon Brando as Vito.

Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac and Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal, will take on the lead roles of Evans and Coppola. Barry Levinson, best known for directing the Academy Award winning film “Rain Man,” will direct the film.

In a press release, Levinson said “Out of the madness of production, and against all odds, a classic film happened.” Francis Ford Coppola added: “Any movie that Barry Levinson makes about anything, will be interesting and worthwhile!”

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Lidia Mosqueda

Lidia Mosqueda, a graduate from California State University Fullerton, has been a news correspondent for MUSE TV since 2017. She has covered various newsworthy events such as; press junkets, film & tv screenings, premieres, concerts, red carpets and other public events. As a bilingual journalist she has written about various musicians and artists in Latin entertainment, helping to bring attention to many Latin American talent, here in the states. As a journalist in the entertainment field. Her goal is to break down the stereotypes and assumptions that surround entertainment journalism.

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