4 a long time after Francis Ford Coppola started occupied with his sci-fi epic “Megalopolis,” cinephiles are nearer than ever to seeing the completed product on the large display. After years of studio rejections, Coppola opted to self-finance a big portion of the $100 million film, which filmed in Atlanta in 2022 and 2023 with a solid that features Adam Driver, Aubrey Plaza, Nathalie Emmanuel, Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Schwartzman, and Dustin Hoffman. 

Whereas few specifics are recognized concerning the movie‘s plot, it’s believed to happen in a futuristic metropolis modeled after the Roman Empire and observe an architect named Caesar (Driver) who struggles to stability his idealism with the pragmatic calls for of his friends. “Megalopolis” is for certain to be one of the anticipated premieres at no matter movie pageant finally ends up touchdown it, however any movie lovers hoping for extra concrete particulars might need to attend till they see it for themselves.

In a brand new interview with The Face, Driver shared his ideas about working with Coppola on the mission and defined why it’s not a movie that’s simply categorized.

“It’s form of undefinable, which feels very common till you watch the film,” Driver mentioned when requested to explain the movie. “Then my reply shall be good. There’s not a lot of precedent for it and it’s wild on a huge scale, which is what’s actually distinctive about it.”

Driver did share some details about the character of Caesar, suggesting that the “Megalopolis” protagonist’s philosophy and struggles are just like Coppola’s.

“He’s a visionary,” Driver mentioned of his character. “He’s very a lot Francis [Ford Coppola], in a method, the place he’s investigated each method of how individuals can do one thing and is attempting to not get caught on the correct reply. That’s an concept that’s shifting to me – and one which displays Francis.”

No launch date for “Megalopolis” has been introduced, however Coppola has teased that the movie will hit theaters in late 2024.

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