Anthony Ippolito took a suggestion he couldn’t refuse.
Ippolito most lately starred in Netflix’s teen drama sequence “Grand Army.” Along with “Pixels,” his earlier movie credit embody “The English Instructor,” “You Have the Proper to Stay Violent” and “Bella.”
The sequence itself is predicated on Oscar-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy’s (portrayed by Miles Teller) expertise in the course of the making of the film.
Along with Teller as Ruddy, Paramount+ has launched the names of further forged members, together with: Giovanni Ribisi (“Sneaky Pete”) as Joe Colombo; Colin Hanks (“Fargo”) as Barry Lapidus; Dan Fogler (“The Strolling Lifeless”) as Francis Ford Coppola; Juno Temple (“Ted Lasso”) as Bettye McCartt; Burn Gorman (“Pacific Rim”) as Charles Bluhdorn; Justin Chambers (“Gray’s Anatomy”) as Marlon Brando; Patrick Gallo (“When They See Us”) because the writer of “The Godfather” novel, Mario Puzo; Josh Zuckerman (“90210”) as Peter Bart; Meredith Garretson (“Fosse/Verdon”) as Ali MacGraw; Nora Arnezeder (“Military of the Lifeless”) as Francoise Glazer; Paul McCrane (“ER”) as Jack Ballard; Anthony Skordi (“Star Wars Battlefront II”) as Carlo Gambino; Jake Cannavale (“Nurse Jackie”) as Caesar; James Madio (“Band of Brothers”) as Gino; Michael Rispoli (“The Sopranos”) as Tommy Lucchese; Stephanie Koenig (“Batman v Superman”) as Andrea Eastman; Lou Ferrigno (“The Unbelievable Hulk”) as Lenny Montana; Frank John Hughes (“Band of Brothers”) as Frank Sinatra; and Danny Nucci (“The Fosters”) as Congressman Mario Biaggi.
Paramount+‘s extremely anticipated restricted sequence will encompass 10 episodes written and govt produced by showrunner Nikki Toscano, together with creator and Oscar and Emmy-nominated author Michael Tolkin (“Escape at Dannemora,” “The Participant”). Leslie Greif (“Hatfields & McCoys”) and Teller may also act as govt producers on the manufacturing. Dexter Fletcher (“Rocketman”) will direct the sequence’ first and final blocks.
The 1972 movie was directed by Coppola and tailored from Puzo’s best-selling novel of the identical title. The movie starring Brando, Pacino, James Caan, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton and Talia Shire was nominated for 11 Oscars and gained three.