‘The Offer’: Anthony Ippolito To Play Al Pacino In Paramount+’s Making Of ‘The Godfather’ Series
EXCLUSIVE: Anthony Ippolito (Grand Army) has been hired to play Al Pacino alongside Miles Teller and Matthew Goode in Paramount + 's upcoming limited series, The Offer, about the making of The Godfather.
The offer is based on the experience of two-time Oscar winner Al Ruddy (Teller) in directing the legendary film The Godfather from 1972, which Francis Coppola directed and adapted from Puzo's bestselling novel with Mario Puzo. The film starred Marlon Brando, Pacino, James Caan, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton and Talia Shire; it was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won three - including Ruddy for Best Picture.
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In addition to Teller, who plays Ruddy, and Goode, who plays Robert Evans, Ippolito joins previously announced actors Giovanni Ribisi (Joe Colombo), Colin Hanks (Barry Lapidus), Dan Fogler (Francis Ford Coppola), Juno Temple (Bettye McCartt) at. , Burn Gorman (Charles Bluhdorn), Justin Chambers (Marlon Brando), Patrick Gallo (Mario Puzo), Josh Zuckerman (Peter Bart), Meredith Garretson (Ali MacGraw), Nora Arnezeder (Francoise Glazer), Paul McCrane (Jack Ballard), Anthony Skordi (Carlo Gambino), Jake Cannavale (Caesar), James Madio (Gino), Michael Rispoli (Tommy Lucchese), Stephanie Koenig (Andrea Eastman), Lou Ferrigno (Lenny Montana), Frank John Hughes (Frank Sinatra), Danny Nucci (Congressman Mario Biaggi).
The 10-episode series of events is written and executed by Nikki Toscano, who also does show runs, and creator and Oscar and Emmy nominated writer Michael Tolkin (Escape at Dannemora, The Player). Teller and Ruddy will also serve as executive producers on the series along with Leslie Grief (Hatfields & McCoys). Dexter Fletcher (Rocketman) leads the first and last block. The offer is produced by Paramount TV Studios.
Ippolito was last seen on Netflix's teen drama series Grand Army. His films include Pixels, The English Teacher, You Have the Right to Remain Violent, and Bella. He is represented by Paradigm and Untitled Entertainment.
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