Francis Ford Coppola is Looking to Start Production on His Ambitious Sci-Fi Film Project Megalopolis

Francis Ford Coppola hasn’t made a movie in eight years. The last film he made was an experimental film project called Twixt. He’s been developing several projects over the years, but nothing has come from them. But, it looks like he’s looking to start production on a sci-fi epic called Megalopolis.

The script for this project was actually first written in the 80s and the story follows an architect dreaming of a utopic version of New York City in the near future and his battle with the conservative mayor, who has other ideas of the city. Contained within the epic are a myriad of storylines and characters.

Coppola actually started shooting second unit footage in preparation for the film in the early 2000’s but that all came to a halt after 9/11 happened.

When talking to Deadline about the project, Coppola says:

“So yes, I plan this year
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