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History makes Prometheus an offer it can’t refuse

The Godfather Legacy, a two-hour special from Prometheus Entertainment, is set to premiere on U.S. net History, featuring interviews with the films' stars and director as they discuss the trilogy's impact on Hollywood, audiences, and real-life organized crime. (Pictured: The Godfather)
June 27, 2012

The Godfather Legacy, a two-hour special premiering on U.S. net History on July 24, will feature interviews with the films’ director and actors discussing the trilogy’s impact on Hollywood, audiences, and real-life organized crime.

The Sopranos actor Michael Imperoli narrates the Prometheus Entertainment-produced special, which is dedicated to the 1972 film (pictured above) and its sequels, which focus on the Corleone crime family.

Historians, scholars, law enforcement agents and Mafiosi explain how The Godfather films have resonated with audiences and impacted popular culture.

The doc special also features interviews with the film’s screenwriter/director Coppola, and actors Al Pacino, James Caan, Joe Mantegna and Talia Shire.

Kevin Burns serves as executive producer for Prometheus, while Susan Leventhal is the executive producer for History.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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