Francis Ford Coppola Wanted Martin Scorsese to Direct Godfather II

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In an interview with Esquire, the legendary auteur confesses that his original choice to take the directorial reins on the Godfather sequel was a young Marty Scorsese. We're actually kind of glad this never came to fruition. After all, could you imagine Fredo getting whacked to the plaintive strains of "Gimme Shelter"? [Esquire via /Film]