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Harrison Ford Reveals How His Carpentry Skills Helped Him Land Han Solo Role In 'Star Wars,' Speaks to His Marvel Experience

Harrison Ford has more than just acting skills.

The Star Wars actor revealed that he was asked to do carpentry work on Francis Ford Coppola’s offices as a favor to a friend right before auditioning for the role. If you don’t know, Harrison worked as a carpenter for years in Hollywood before becoming a major star.

“I said I would do it but only at night, when no one was around, because I didn’t want to be that guy—I wanted them to think of me as an actor, which I was,” Harrison said.

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Adam Driver & Aubrey Plaza Film 'Megalopolis' Together

Aubrey Plaza and Adam Driver film a scene together for Francis Ford Coppola‘s upcoming film Megalopolis on Monday (December 19) in Atlanta, Ga.

Adam‘s character notably walked with a wooden walking stick of some sort and met up with Aubrey, whose character was decked out with full glam, in a park. At one point, Adam put his cloak around Aubrey.

The film also stars Forest Whitaker, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jon Voight, Laurence Fishburne, Shia LaBeouf, Grace VanderWaal, Kathryn Hunter and more. No release date has been set at this time.

Here’s the logline of the film, according to THR: “The fate of Rome haunts a modern world unable to solve its own social problems in this epic story of political ambition, genius and conflicted love.”

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Shia LaBeouf to Star in Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis'

Shia LaBeouf is taking on a new role.

The 36-year-old actor is set to join the cast of Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola‘s upcoming indie film Megalopolis, THR reported Wednesday (August 31).

The movie is set to include Francis Ford Coppola‘s sister Talia Shire, as well as his nephew Jason Schwartzman.

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Robert De Niro, Al Pacino & Francis Ford Coppola Reunite for 50th Anniversary of 'The Godfather' at Oscars 2022

The 2022 Oscars featured a Godfather reunion!

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Francis Ford Coppola took to the stage during the show to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic film.

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Francis Ford Coppola Gets Support From Elle Fanning & His Famous Family At Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

Elle Fanning makes Francis Ford Coppola laugh at a memory between them during his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony on Monday (March 21) in Hollywood, Calif.

The 23-year-old actress was just one of the stars at the event, where Francis was honored with an official star on the Hollywood Landmark.

Francis‘s famous family, including wife Eleanor, sister Talia Shire, son Roman, granddaughter Gia, nephews Jason and Robert Schwartzman, and their spouses Brady Cunningham and Zoey Grossman, were also at the event.

Elle shared in her speech that Francis touched her life in many ways, including learning to be resourceful: “Francis uses what he has around him and spins it in to gold. I think he could make the fork on the table a heroin in his story if he needed to.”

She concluded, “In every email we’ve exchanged, you’ve always signed ‘love Uncle Francis,’ so I love you so much Uncle Francis and there’s no one in the world more deserving than you. You should have should have all the stars on the street if it was up to me. I love you.”

FYI: Elle is wearing Sophia Webster shoes.

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Nicolas Cage Admitted He Begged His Uncle Francis Ford Coppola To Cast Him in 'Godfather: Part III'

Nicolas Cage tried to play the family card with his director uncle Francis Ford Coppola.

In a new interview, the 57-year-old Pig star revealed that he actually begged the filmmaker to give him a part in The Godfather III.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Gets Honored At San Francisco Film Awards 2021

Maggie Gyllenhaal makes a speech on stage while being honored at the 2021 SFFILM Awards Night at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Monday night (December 6) in San Francisco, Calif.

The 44-year-old Lost Daughter director was honored with the Kanbar Award for Storytelling at the film awards.

Oscar Isaac and The Power of the Dog director Jane Campion were also honored at the film awards with the SFFILM Award for Acting and Irving M. Levin Award for Film Direction, respectively.

King Richard and The Unforgivable star Jon Bernthal was also at the event, to honor Reinaldo Marcus Green with the SFFILM Special Award for Distinctive Voice.

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