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Photos Of The Offer Cast Vs. Their Real-Life Counterparts

The real figures who made The Godfather went through a chaotic experience.

by Kadin Burnett
Miles Teller as Al Ruddy, Juno Temple as Bettye McCartt and Dan Fogler as Francis Ford Coppola in 'T...
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Paramount+’s new miniseries The Offer tells the story behind the making of The Godfather, an iconic film that was an absolute nightmare to produce. At the center is Al Ruddy (Miles Teller), a producer determined to scrape together funding for what would become one of the biggest movies of all time.

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Ruddy hoped that by adapting the 1969 novel The Godfather, he’d establish himself in the eyes of Hollywood. Yet, even with the help of the prolific Francis Ford Coppola, the movie didn’t come together easily. Production was rife with unforeseen challenges, including opposition from actual Italian mobsters.