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Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis seals a new set of global deals

Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis seals a new set of global deals

Exclusive: Francis Ford Coppola’s $120 million passion project Major cities It has closed a new batch of deals following its world premiere in competition at the Cannes Film Festival last week.

Sold to Australia (Madman Entertainment), Benelux (September Films), Bulgaria (Profilm), Czech Republic and Slovakia (Film Europe), former Yugoslavia (MCF Megacom Film), Greece (Feelgood Entertainment), Hungary (Mozinet), Israel (Lev Cinemas), Morocco (Facility Event), Portugal (Midas Filmes), Romania (Independent Film), Scandinavia (Njutafilms) and Turkey (Bir Film).

They join five major distributors who have acquired the film ahead of its world premiere on May 16: Constantin Film for Germany and all German-speaking territories, including Switzerland and Austria; Eagle pictures of Italy; Triptychs of Spain; Entertainment Film Distributors Limited for the United Kingdom, and Le Pacte for France.

Coppola’s longtime lawyer, Barry Hirsch, and Vincent Maraval, president of Goodfellas (formerly Wild Bunch International), brokered the new deal. Major cities deals. It is also in advanced negotiations for distribution in Japan, China, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Poland, Latin America and the Middle East.

There is no word yet on a US deal.

The film is written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Major cities Stars Adam Driver, Giancarlo Esposito, Nathalie Emmanuel, Aubrey Plaza, Shia LaBeouf, Jon Voight, Laurence Fishburne, Talia Shire, Jason Schwartzman, Katherine Hunter, Grace VanderWaal, Chloe Fineman, James Remar, DB Sweeney, and Dustin Hoffman.

The feature film was produced by the late producers Fred Ross and Barry Hirsch

Major cities It is described as an epic Roman tale set in an imagined modern America.

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According to the official slogan: “The new city of Rome must change, causing a conflict between Cesare Catiline (The Driver), a genius artist seeking to leap into an idealized future, and his opponent, Mayor Franklin Cicero (Esposito), who remains committed to the regressive status quo, perpetuating Greed, vested interests, and partisan warfare are torn between them by Julia Cicero (Emmanuel), the mayor’s daughter, whose love for Cesare divides her loyalties, forcing her to discover what she truly believes humanity deserves.