Hollywood’s Directing Dynasties: Coppolas, Cronenbergs and More | Photos

Filmmaking runs in these families

Sofia Coppola, Francis Ford Coppola
Sofia Coppola, Francis Ford Coppola (Getty Images)

Sofia Coppola, whose awards contender “Priscilla” is now in theaters, is just one of several filmmakers whose parents were already major names in the industry. Both her father, Francis Ford Coppola, and her mother, Eleanor Coppola, are directors, as is her brother Roman.

Here are some of the most notable second-generation directors in Hollywood, including Jason Reitman, Rob Reiner, Mario Van Peebles and Colin Hanks.

We’re also a big fan of Francesca Scorsese’s TikTok videos with her dad, Martin Scorsese, especially the one where he auditions the family dog.