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Forest Whitaker Reveals New Details on Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Megalopolis,’ Says Shoot Is Set for August

Forest Whitaker Reveals New Details on Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Megalopolis,’ Says Shoot Is Set for August

Forest Whitaker has shed new plot details about Francis Ford Coppola’s mystery project “Megalopolis,” which is set to start shooting in August.

The actor-producer, who is in Cannes to receive the festival’s honorary Palme d’Or, suggested he had a substantial role in the new movie, and spoke favorably of Coppola’s script, which is a long-gestating passion project that’s been in the works for 20 years. Coppola invested more than 100 million of his own resources to make the film, which is his first as a director since 2016’s “Distant Vision.”

“The cast is coming together,” said Whittaker, who praised Coppola as an “amazing filmmaker” that he was excited to work with. The “Last King of Scotland” Oscar winner will star in “Megalopolis” alongside Adam Driver, Nathalie Emmanuel and Jon Voight.

The movie’s plot has been something of a mystery, with Coppola saying in the past that

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