Giovanni Ribisi & Colin Hanks Can't Refuse The Offer On P+

They join previously announced cast members Miles Teller and Matthew Goode in the 10-episode limited series about the making of The Godfather. 
Posted on Jun 9, 2021 | 02:05pm
The Offer, a Paramount+ original limited event series based on two-time Oscar-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy's experience of making The Godfather, has added three more names to its growing cast.

Joining Miles Teller (Albert S. Ruddy) and Matthew Goode (Robert Evans) in the 10-episode series are Dan Fogler as Francis Ford Coppola, Giovanni Ribisi as Joe Colombo, and Colin Hanks as Barry Lapidus. 

Juno Temple (Ted Lasso) and Burn Gorman are also getting in on The Offer as the intrepid Bettye McCartt, the assistant to Teller's Albert S. Ruddy, and Charles Bluhdorn, the volatile head of Gulf & Western.

The Offer has also roped in a talented tangle of recurring guest stars playing some recognizable faces, including:

- Justin Chambers as Marlon Brando, the legendary Oscar winner and greatest actor of his generation
- Anthony Ippolito as Al Pacino, the Oscar winning actor who played Michael Corleone in The Godfather
- Patrick Gallo as Mario Puzo, author of The Godfather and Oscar winning co-writer of the films
- Josh Zuckerman as Peter Bart, the legendary Hollywood executive and journalist
- Meredith Garretson as Ali MacGraw, the famous actress at the beginning of her career
- Nora Arnezeder as Francoise Glazer, owner of the Chateau Marmont and wife of Al Ruddy
- Paul McCrane as Jack Ballard, head of physical production for Paramount Pictures
- Anthony Skordi as Carlo Gambino, the infamous mafioso and head of the five crime families
- Jake Cannavale as Caesar, loyal Colombo family soldier
- James Madio as Gino, soldier in the Colombo crime family
- Michael Rispoli as Tommy Lucchese, head of one of the five mafia crime families
- Stephanie Koenig as Andrea Eastman, head of casting for Paramount Pictures
- Lou Ferrigno as Lenny Montana, the former wrestler and mob enforcer who played Luca Brasi in The Godfather
- Frank John Hughes as Frank Sinatra, the iconic singer with connections in high places
- Danny Nucci as Congressman Mario Biaggi, an influential politician with his sights set on The Godfather

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The Godfather is the iconic 1972 film that Francis Ford Coppola directed and adapted with Mario Puzo from Puzo's bestselling novel, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, and Talia Shire.

The Offer is written and Executive Produced by Nikki Toscano, who also showruns, and creator and Oscar-and-Emmy nominated writer Michael Tolkin (Escape at Dannemora, The Player). 

Teller and Ruddy (Million Dollar Baby, The Longest Yard, Hogan's Heroes) also serve as Executive Producers on the series, along with Leslie Grief (Hatfields & McCoys). Dexter Fletcher (Rocketman) will direct the first and last blocks, including the premiere, and also Executive Produce. 

Stayed tuned for more information on The Offer coming exclusively to Paramount+.