An architect in a futuristic New York tries to create utopia with a new mini-city. One of the more famous scripts in Hollywoodland, this is Francis Ford Coppola’s long-gestating “dream project” which you’ve likely heard about in his interviews. Coppola, who notoriously lashes out at the studio system whenever he gets the chance, says he only made his last three studio films, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Jack, and The Rainmaker, so he could make Megalopolis. He started looking at actors and scouting locations for the film, but then September 11th showed up and changed the landscape of New York.the implications of what happened. The world was attacked and I didn't know how to try to do with that. I tried."