Paramount + has added several actors to their cast to The offer, the upcoming limited series detailing behind the scenes of how it was made The Godfather. Joining the cast is Justin Chambers (Grey’s Anatomy) as screen legend Marlon Brando, who played the title role of Don Vito Corleone in the film, and Patrick Gallo (the Irish) What Godfather creator, author and co-writer Mario Puzo.
Further, The offer has added Burn Gorman (The expansion), Josh Zuckerman (Significant mother), Meredith Garretson (Alien resident), Nora Arnezeder (Safe house), Paul McCrane (Everybody get up), Anthony Skordi (22 captures), Jake Cannavale (The mandalorian), James Madio (Jersey Boys), Michael Rispoli (The devil), Stephanie Koenig (Stewardess), Lou Ferrigno (The incredible Hulk), Frank John Hughes (Catch Me If You Can) and Danny Nucci (Los Foster).
El grupo se une a Miles Teller (Top Gun: Maverick), Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey), and Fogler (Fantastic Animals), Giovanni Ribisi (stealthy pete) y Colin Hanks (Life in pieces). The offer will draw on “the never-before-seen experiences of Oscar- and Golden Globe-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy” in his journey to achieve The Godfather done.
Gorman will play Charles Bluhdorn, “the volatile boss of Gulf & Western.” Zuckerman as Peter Bart, an executive who bought Puzo’s The Godfather and hired Coppola to direct the film. Garretson is the “actress Ali MacGraw at the beginning of her career.” Arnezeder plays Francoise Glazer, “owner of the Chateau Marmont and wife of Al Ruddy (Teller).” McCrane is Jack Ballard, “Paramount Pictures head of physical production.” Skordi plays Carlo Gambino, “the infamous mobster and head of the five criminal families.” Cannavale plays Caesar, “a loyal soldier in the Colombo family.” Madio is Gino, “Soldier of the Colombo crime family.” Rispoli plays Tommy Lucchese, “head of one of the five crime families of the mafia.” Koenig plays Andrea Eastman, “Paramount Pictures casting director.” Ferrigno is Lenny Montana, «the former mafia fighter and enforcer who played Luca Brasi in The Godfather. “Hughes plays” iconic singer Frank Sinatra. ” Nucci is Congressman Mario Biaggi, “an influential politician with his sights set on The Godfather. »
Despite being one of the most critically acclaimed films of all time, The Godfather had a very dramatic behind-the-scenes story as the studio thought Coppola had no experience making a movie of this scale, discussions were made about casting, production delays, and more. Godfather Star Marlon Brando, who would win an Academy Award for his portrayal of family patriarch and mob boss Vito Corleone, even threatened to leave the film in case Coppola was fired. Almost 50 years since its launch, The Godfather it is still as famous as it was then.
The 10-episode series was created by Oscar and Emmy nominee Michael Tolkin, who is an executive producer and has co-written the series with Nikki Toscano. Toscano will also act as showrunner. Teller and Ruddy will also executive produce the series alongside Leslie Grief with Dexter Fletcher (Rocketman) set live.
Interestingly, a movie is also being made about the tumultuous events behind the making of The Godfather from director Barry Levinson. Where The offer will be told from Ruddy’s perspective, Francis and the godfather will be from Coppola’s with Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) playing a Coppola, Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) playing his wife Eleanor and Jake Gyllenhaal (Spider-Man: Far From Home) interpretando a Robert Evans.
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