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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Francis Ford Coppola is returning to Comic-Con next month for the first time since 1991, presenting portions of his latest film, "Twixt."
The panel at the San Diego Convention Center will be held on July 23. Not much is known about "Twixt," other than it takes Coppola to his early filmmaking roots when he was making flicks for Roger Corman. Coppola wrote the screenplay and self-financed the picture, which stars Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, and Ben Chaplin.
Coppola calls it "one-part Gothic romance, one-part personal film, and one-part the kind of horror film that began my career." The project was also inspired by the writings of Edgar Allen Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Coppola first attended Comic-Con in 1991 as part of a presentation for his "Dracula" movie.
Comic-Con this year runs from July 21 to July 24. In a "Twixt" twist, will have a live music component. Indie performance artist Dan Deacon will be on hand to "demonstrate the interactive experience of the film," according to the Twixt filmmakers. The film incorporates both 2-D and 3-D elements.
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