Coppola’s ‘The Conversation’ Getting Series Remake From JC Chandor

Coppola’s ‘The Conversation’ Getting Series Remake From JC Chandor

IndieWire confirmed final week that JC Chandor is hooked up to direct a sequence remake of the 1974 movie The Dialog, by Francis Ford Coppola.


Rumors had been swirling for just a few days from Daniel Richtman, which the outlet later confirmed. Nevertheless, regardless of what Richtman had stated, Aubrey Plaza will not be starring in it, as IndieWire was informed no performing expertise is hooked up but. (It needs to be famous that Richtman had stated Plaza had the provide, not that she’d signed on, so technically each might nonetheless be appropriate.)


MRC is overseeing the sequence, which has enlisted Erin Levy (Mad Males, Mindhunter) as showrunner. Apparently, it’s going to take it to market with hopes that it’s going to change into a working sequence, not a restricted one. Per the commerce, right here’s the official logline:


Based mostly on Francis Ford Coppola’s seminal 1974 movie, “The Dialog” follows luddite Harry Caul, a surveillance specialist obsessive about privateness, as she turns into entangled in a company espionage thriller that’s greater than she ever imagined. As she will get deeper, the surveillant turns into the surveilled, and he or she’ll must step exterior of her reclusive life and make the non-public connections she’s been avoiding to seek out solutions, and save herself.


The unique movie was nominated for 3 Oscars, together with Greatest Image. It additionally gained the Palme d’Or at Cannes. Gene Hackman starred as Harry Caul — the character might be gender-swapped on the TV sequence. It’s one of the crucial influential movies of the latter half of the twentieth century; Steven Soderbergh even had a crack at an analogous story a few years in the past with the Zoë Kravitz-starrer Kimi that debuted on Max.


Chandor is at present in post-production of Sony/Marvel’s Kraven the Hunter. He’s directed Margin Name, the 2011 movie concerning the 2008 monetary collapse, and All Is Misplaced. Coppola, who’s hooked up as a producer to the sequence, has a brand new film popping out this yr: the long-in-development Megalopolis, with Adam Driver and Aubrey Plaza starring.


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