DYK: Francis Ford Coppola’s potential cast list for The Godfather

0 Posted by - April 26, 2014 - DYK

In the DVD commentary, he said that it was such an important part that he wanted the greatest actor available, and the two names that came to mind were Brando and Olivier. Olivier actually had a slight edge because he was at just the right age for the part, but in the auditions Brando improvised that orange trick and that convinced Coppola that he was the man for the part.

  • www.cinematheia.com Francis Ford Coppola's potential cast list for The Godfather



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