Unscripted

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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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