The Godfather Part IV was a planned sequel film in the Godfather series. It was cancelled when director Francis Ford Coppola's cowriter Mario Puzo died in July 1999.
Why It Was Cancelled
- Mario Puzo died in July 1999 before the film could be launched into production (mentioned earlier).
- Francis Ford Coppola was very reluctant about returning to the Godfather franchise despite critical acclaim.
- The film was permanently cancelled.