PALO ALTO, Starring James Franco And Emma Roberts, Arrives May 9. Plus GIF Images I’ve received this press release stating that the release date for Gia Coppola’s directorial… View Post
The family boasts three generations of Oscar winners: five-time winner Francis Ford Coppola; Other members of the clan have also staked out fruitful showbiz careers — Talia Shire, Jason Schwartzman, Roman Coppola. And now we have one more name on the list: Gia Coppola, who makes her directorial debut with “Palo Alto.” Gia is the daughter of Francis’s firstborn son, Gian-Carlo, who was killed in a boating accident at the age of 22. Gian-Carlo had appeared in several of his father’s films and was an associate producer on “The Outsiders” and “Rumble Fish.” Gia (whose full name, Gian-Carla, is in tribute to her father) was born seven months after his death.