Who here loves the Godfather series? As far as I’m concerned it’s a classic. Old, but still as good as any movies that come out today. So I was feeling a little nostalgic today and decided to put together a quick list of little known but fun Godfather facts. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did compiling them.
1 One Of The Godfather Actors Went For A Ride Along With Real Mafia Enforcers
According to a 1971 article by Nicholas Pileggi in The New York Times, one of the supporting cast members of The Godfather went along with some mafia enforcers. They were tasked to break up a union strike. He went along with them to get more into the role. Why not, after all if you know your subject you can deliver a better performance. The name of the supporting actor wasn’t revealed.
2 A Sequel To The Godfather Was Planned Before The First Screening Of The First Movie
Having confidence can really pay off. The early buzz of the original Godfather movie was so good that the studio decided to make a sequel before the movie was even released in cinemas.