Teaser for Francis Ford Coppola’s epic film

Francis Ford Coppola has released the first teaser trailer for his epic passion project Megalopolis.

In the clip released on Monday evening, we see more of the scale and ambition of the project, with the large ensemble cast, dynamic shots of a utopian society and protests.

The film, which premieres May 17 at the Cannes Film Festival, is, according to early descriptions, a Roman epic set in an imaginary modern America.

Adam Driver leads Megalopolis and the film’s cast includes Aubrey Plaza, Shia LaBeouf, Jon Voight, Jason Schwartzman, Laurence Fishburne, Kathryn Hunter, Grace VanderWaal, Chloe Fineman, James Remar, DB Sweeney and Dustin Hoffman.

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