Tributes pour in for Francis Ford Coppola, 84, after he makes an official announcement.

Francis Ford Coppola, the legendary director behind iconic films such as “The Godfather” series and “Apocalypse Now,” recently made a surprising move by joining social media for the first time at the age of 84 

In his inaugural message to the online world, he reflected on the gentle comfort that comes from realizing one is elderly and the joy of sharing stories and long-ago adventures as a grandparent would. 

Coppola’s motivation for venturing into social media was to provide insight into his life and the making of his latest project, “Megalopolis. 

This ambitious film boasts a star-studded ensemble cast that includes Adam Driver, Forest Whitaker, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jon Voight, Laurence Fishburne, Aubrey Plaza, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Schwartzman, Grace VanderWaal 

“Megalopolis” marks one of the most significant and intriguing projects in Coppola’s illustrious career. 

 The film’s storyline revolves around a woman (played by Nathalie Emmanuel) torn between the traditions of her father (Forest Whitaker) and her progressive lover (Adam Driver). 

While the film has garnered attention for its star-studded cast and ambitious scope, it has also been the subject of rumors regarding on-set chaos.  

However, both Francis Ford Coppola and Adam Driver refuted these claims, emphasizing that their production was proceeding smoothly, on budget, and on schedule 

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