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Frank Grillo on His ‘Cobra Kai’ and ‘Godfather’-Licensed Clothing Company and Missing Chris Huvane

Frank Grillo — he of the six-pack abs at age 55 and action roles in the MCU and movies like Boss Level — has recently been turning his attention to investing and company building. In recent years, Grillo has become a partner in Village Pizzeria, a beloved pie spot in Los Angeles’ Larchmont Village. “The goal […]

Mario Puzo Estate Signs With APA (Exclusive)

It was an offer they couldn’t refuse. APA has signed the estate of The Godfather author Mario Puzo for representation. The agency will represent the media rights to the author’s novels with the goal of sales for motion picture and streaming minseries adaptations. Puzo is best known for Godfather, his 1969 novel that was on […]

James Caan, Macho Leading Man of Hollywood, Dies at 82

James Caan, the brawny star who played Sonny Corleone in The Godfather and a rough-and-tumble athlete in Rollerball but had the self-assurance to showcase a sensitive side during his long career, has died. He was 82. Caan died Wednesday night in Los Angeles, his rep Arnold Robinson told The Hollywood Reporter, confirming a post on […]

“I Would Not Have Signed On to Remake ‘The Godfather'”: THR Presents’ Q&A With Miles Teller and Cast of The Offer’

As the 10th and final episode of The Offer arrives to Paramount+ this week, several of its creators reunited for a THR Presents conversation powered by Vision Media to discuss the limited series, about the genesis of The Godfather. Bouncing from Hollywood backlots to the New York criminal underworld to Sicily, the show makes clear […]

‘The Offer’ Star Giovanni Ribisi Grateful Miniseries Answers Elusive Question About Hollywood

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for The Offer episode “The Right Shade of Yellow.”]  Giovanni Ribisi knew the role was going to be a challenge — and that is why he agreed to be a part of the project. The (basically) lifelong actor plays Mafia boss Joseph “Joe” Colombo in Paramount+ miniseries The Offer, which […]

‘The Offer’: Mario Puzo Actor Gets Candid on ‘The Godfather’: “I Don’t Think the Book Is Great”

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for the initial three episodes of The Offer.]  Mario Puzo would have been proud. The legendary best-selling author who wrote The Godfather was known for being blunt. And so is the actor who plays him in the Paramount+ miniseries The Offer, which dropped its first three episodes on Thursday. For […]

‘The Offer’: Yes, Mario Puzo and Frank Sinatra Really Did Have an Altercation Inside Swanky L.A. Restaurant

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for episode one of The Offer.] It may be hard to believe, but yes, Frank Sinatra really did let Mario Puzo have it for his perceived likeness in The Godfather, as featured in the first episode of The Offer. The Paramount+ miniseries about The Godfather’s long and tumultuous journey to […]

‘The Offer’ Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations for the ‘Godfather’ Series

The Oscar-winning crime drama's path to the big screen is relived in the Paramount+ series, starring Miles Teller as producer Albert S. Ruddy and Justin Chambers as Marlon Brando.

Paramount+’s ‘The Offer’: TV Review

The tumultuous production of 'The Godfather' gets limited-series treatment by creator Michael Tolkin, with a sprawling cast led by Miles Teller.

‘The Offer’ Team on “Absolutely Terrifying” Task of Getting the Iconic ‘Godfather’ Story Just Right

Fifty years after The Godfather’s 1972 debut comes the untold story of the movie that almost didn’t get made. Told from the perspective of producer Al Ruddy (played by Miles Teller), The Offer chronicles the journey of what it took to make the film that would go on to become widely considered as one of […]

‘The Godfather’ Turns 50: Film and TV Homages Likely Seen Before the Francis Ford Coppola Masterpiece

The Godfather is arguably the greatest film ever made. But at 50 years old, it’s a good bet today a decent portion of viewers saw an homage to the Francis Ford Coppola masterpiece before watching the actual masterpiece. And that makes perfect sense. The film, based on the best-selling novel by the late Mario Puzo, […]

How to Watch ‘The Godfather’ Trilogy in 4K Ultra HD Online

Celebrate the mobster franchise's 50th anniversary and catch up with the Corleones before the new miniseries 'The Offer' arrives next month.