Coppola to Direct Matt Dillon in Tetro


Francis Ford Coppola will produce and direct Argentine family saga Tetro with Matt Dillon toplining, reports Variety.

Coppola, who also wrote the screenplay, plans to begin filming in Buenos Aires late this year through his American Zoetrope production company.

The story revolves around an artistic immigrant family marred by fierce rivalries, handed down through several generations.

Coppola recently wrapped on Youth Without Youth, his first directorial work in decade, with Tim Roth, Alexandra Maria Lara and Bruno Ganz starring in an adaptation of a novel by the Romanian philosopher Mircea Eliade.