Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis will launch in IMAX globally


Last yr noticed Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon get an IMAX launch. Now one other iconic filmmaker’s new film will display on the premium format.

Megalopolis Coppola

It had been reported earlier that Francis Ford Coppola’s latest film, Megalopolis, was going to be a tough promote for distributors as a result of, though there’s a particular business enchantment, there was additionally an artsy high quality to it which may make it appear much less accessible to promote to common audiences. However, as the primary clip and the teaser trailer have proven, the brand new movie from the Apocalypse Now director has stunningly dynamic cinematography and a few very cinematic particular results sequences. It has the look of a grand sci-fi epic, and The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that will probably be getting the therapy of a grand cinema epic because the movie shall be screening in IMAX globally.

IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond addressed the press Thursday as Cannes about Megalopolis. He said, “The film is going to get an IMAX release. One of the things that we pride ourselves on is being filmmaker-friendly. So we’ve committed to Francis to do a global Imax release.” According to THR, Gelford additionally stated “that he met with Coppola in Cannes and that IMAX will probably wait to see who will distribute the film in the U.S. and when before dating its Imax release. The film has already sold to multiple international territories.”

The teaser trailer featured a tag on the finish that learn, “Experience it in IMAX.” This got here after wonderful photos of a rebuilt New York that mixes in conventional Roman imagery like a chariot race and Greco-Roman Wrestling happening at Madison Square Garden. The teaser clip that might launch earlier than the trailer featured a sequence of Adam Driver’s character on high of the Empire State Building and stopping time.

Here is the official plot of Coppola’s Megalopolis“Roman Epic fable set in an imagined Modern America. The City of New Rome must change, causing conflict between Cesar Catilina (Adam Driver), a genius artist who seeks to leap into a utopian, idealistic future, and his opposition, Mayor Franklyn Cicero (Giancarlo Esposito), who remains committed to a regressive status quo, perpetuating greed, special interests, and partisan warfare. Torn between them is socialite Julia Cicero (Nathalie Emmanuel), the mayor’s daughter, whose love for Cesar has divided her loyalties, forcing her to discover what she truly believes humanity deserves.”

Coppola, who’s famend for his work on The Godfather collection, Apocalypse Now and The Conversation has made the declare, “Our new film MEGALOPOLIS is the best work I’ve ever had the privilege to preside over.”

About the Author

E.J. is a News Editor at JoBlo, in addition to a Video Editor, Writer, and Narrator for among the film retrospectives on our JoBlo Originals YouTube channel, together with Reel Action, Revisited and among the Top 10 lists. He is a graduate of the movie program at Missouri Western State University with concentrations in efficiency, writing, modifying and directing.


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