Well, here’s a something that we bet no one saw coming! According to the Huffington Post today, Academy Award winning writer-director Francis Ford Coppola ( yes, of The Godfather fame) visited the set of The Young and the Restless!
But what exactly was he doing there? Apparently, Coppola is learning more about multi-camera and live TV and has been on set and in the control room at Y & R and their soundstages at CBS this week!
However, according to a tweet after Huffington Post first put up this item, CBS Entertainment Daytime V.P. Angelica McDaniel added Coppola had been to the Y&R set more often then mentioned relating, “He’s been here a few times, but last week he was here all week.”
After observing production, Coppola said of the experience, “I’m enjoying being at The Young and the Restless. The people are wonderful. I’m learning a lot.”
Coppola is pictured here with Y&R’ actors: Billy Miller, Peter Bergman, Jess Walton and the series executive producer, Jill Farren Phelps! So the question becomes, what project could Coppola be working on that he has to see how The Young and the Restless tapes and produces an episode? Now, we are sure some of you may jest he is there to take over the show! But, what do you think of Francis coming to Y&R? Comment below!