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Francis Ford Coppola Wanted Martin Scorsese to Direct Godfather II

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]

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