Francis Ford Coppola Tributes Pour in After Godfather Director, 84, Makes Official Announcement

Francis Ford Coppola, the legendary director behind iconic films like "The Godfather" series and "Apocalypse Now," has made a surprising entry into the world of social media at the age of 84.

In a recent announcement, he reflected on the realization of growing older and the unique comfort that comes with it, akin to the cherished stories and adventures shared by a beloved grandparent. 

Coppola's decision to embrace social media is not only a personal revelation but also a platform to share information about his upcoming film, "Megalopolis." 

This cinematic project has become his latest passion, and although he has nothing left to prove in his illustrious career, he certainly has many more stories to tell. 

"Megalopolis" features an extensive ensemble cast, including notable names like Adam Driver, Forest Whitaker, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jon Voight, Lawrence Fishburne, Aubrey Plaza, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Schwartzman, Grace VanderWaal, Kathryn Hunter, Talia Shire, Dustin Hoffman, and D.B. Sweeney, among others. 

In his introduction to the world of social media, Coppola expressed his hope to provide his followers with a glimpse into his life and the journey of making what he describes as the most interesting film of his career, using the handle @Megalopolisfilm.  

"Megalopolis" is his most recent cinematic endeavor and has garnered significant attention due to its ambitious nature and the illustrious team involved. 

The decision to join social media is intended to address questions that have arisen about the project. "Megalopolis" is one of the most ambitious undertakings in Coppola's career, and fans and the film industry at large are eager to gain insights into its development. 

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