The primary trailer for Francis Ford Coppola’s upcoming restored model of The Godfather III has been launched – watch it beneath.
The new version was announced back in September, and is promised to be Coppola and creator Mario Puzo’s “true imaginative and prescient” for the 1990 movie.
Titled Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Coda: The Dying of Michael Corleone, the up to date reduce is touted as a “extra applicable conclusion” to The Godfather trilogy,” and Coppola mentioned of the title: “[It’s] an acknowledgement of Mario’s and my most well-liked title and our unique intentions for what grew to become The Godfather: Half III.”
He added: “For this model of the finale, I created a brand new starting and ending, and rearranged some scenes, pictures, and music cues.
“With these adjustments and the restored footage and sound, to me, it’s a extra applicable conclusion to The Godfather and The Godfather: Half II.”
Watch the action-packed new trailer above.
‘Godfather III’. Credit score: YouTube
In 2008, Coppola restored The Godfather and The Godfather: Half II. Extra lately, he launched a “last reduce” model of Apocalypse Now.
The brand new model of The Godfather III debuts in cinemas on December 5, earlier than arriving on Blu-ray and Digital Obtain on December 8.
Final yr, Coppola mentioned he was “embarrassed” that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson named The Godfather as his favourite film of all time.
“I really feel badly that scenes in a gangster movie would possibly encourage any exercise in the true world or [provide] encouragement to somebody I see is about to carry the beloved United Kingdom to destroy,” he mentioned.
“I really like the UK and its many contributions to humanity, starting from our stunning language and Newtonian physics to penicillin, and am horrified that it will even contemplate doing such a silly factor as leaving the European Union.”