Not The Godfather or Apocalypse Now, Francis Ford Coppola says his best film is yet to come

Francis Ford Coppola is perhaps one of the greatest directors in the film industry. After delivering classics that shaped Hollywood, such as The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, the director has made many films that have defined generations of Hollywood films. However, the director has officially declared that his best film is yet to come, speaking about his upcoming masterpiece, which will premiere in Cannes this month.

A still from The Godfather

Francis Ford Coppola has spent the past forty years creating and producing his latest masterpiece, Megalopolis. The director considers it the best project he has had the opportunity to helm, which is a bold statement considering the director’s filmography and tenure in Hollywood.

Work on the Megalopolis scenario first began in the 1980s. A still from Megalopolis | Vanity fair

The original idea for the film was said to have been conceived in…