On January 23, 2006 the article “Sofia Coppola to direct new film starring Colin Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard” was published on Datelinehollywood.com. The film, “The American Dream”, is being produced by Ron Howard, Francis Ford Coppola and Tom Hanks.
It’s about a young couple who immigrates to the United States from Poland in the late 1800s to pursue their dreams of success. “This is a movie about every human’s desire to fight a corrupt system and get their chance to make it big,” Coppola explained. “When I saw that Bryce and Colin share the same personal connection to the themes of this film that I do, I knew I had to accept the producers” pleas to direct it.
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