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In this May 22, 2016 file photo, director Francis Ford Coppola poses for photographers as he arrives for the premiere of Verdi's "La Traviata'' at the Rome Opera House, in Rome. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)

'Godfather' director, cast reunite at Tribeca

NEW YORK — Debilitating studio battles. One miraculously still cat. Mooning contests between James Caan and Marlon Brando. These were the memories shared, 45 years later, on the making of The Godfather in a rare reunion of the film’s cast and director Francis Ford Coppola at Radio City Music Hall.

In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Ridley Scott, recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Feature Film Direction Award, poses at the 69th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Almost 40 years after “Alien” shocked audiences, Ridley Scott is returning to the well that made him a star director with a new terrifying installment, “Alien: Covenant.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Ridley Scott looks forward with sequels

LOS ANGELES — Ridley Scott insists he is not a nostalgic person, but you wouldn’t know that looking at the 2017 movie calendar. Not only are audiences getting another “Alien” movie, “Alien: Covenant,” on May 19, but also a long-time-coming “Blade Runner” sequel in October.