It’s an offer no one should refuse: a 10-episode dramatization about the beleaguered production of classic gangster flick The Godfather. The Offer comes along to remind us of the seismic impact on film history of Francis Ford Coppola's classic mafia movie, roughly 50 years after it debuted in cinemas. As is often the case, though, this was a production that almost never happened. Here's how you can watch The Offer online now and exclusively on Paramount Plus wherever you are.
Premiered: Thursday, April 28
New episodes: weekly every Thursday until June 16
Cast: Miles Teller, Matthew Goode, Juno Temple, Dan Fogler, Patrick Gallo, Colin Hanks, Giovanni Ribisi, Burn Gorman.
Stream: Paramount Plus with 7-day FREE trial (US, CA, & AU)
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The Offer follows producer Albert S. Ruddy (Miles Teller) and his frustrated efforts to turn Mario Puzo’s blockbuster novel into a box-office hit for Robert Evans (Matthew Goode), then head honcho of Paramount.
He faces more obstacles than bullet holes in a rival mobster. There's industry ennui over the prospect of another gangster movie, and even director Francis Ford Coppola (Dan Fogler) initially dismisses the source material as sleazy and sensationalist.
Plus, he finds himself dealing with real-life mobsters like Joe Columbo (Giovani Ribisi): the founder of The Italian-American Civil Rights League who's unhappy about the film's stereotypical portrayal of Italian-Americans.
Also featuring Justin Chambers as Marlon Brando and Anthony Ippolito as Al Pacino, this Paramount Plus series provides a brilliant behind-the scenes look at one of the greatest movies ever made. So, keep reading and we’ll break-down how to watch The Offer online from anywhere now.
How to watch The Offer online FREE on Paramount Plus
Get a thrilling peak into the making of a movie classic as The Offer arrives with new episodes weekly every Thursday on Paramount Plus on from April 28 in the US.
Away from home right now?
The first three episodes were made available to binge immediately, with new episodes added weekly at around 3am ET / 12am PT and the concluding episode landing on June 16.
How to watch The Offer online from outside your country
If you’ve left New York for summer in Sicily – or are away in any other corner of the world, for that matter – then you won’t be unable to watch The Offer thanks to annoying regional restrictions.
Luckily, there’s an easy solution. Downloading a VPN will allow you to stream The Offer online via Paramount Plus no matter where you are. It's a simple bit of software that changes your IP address, meaning that you can access on-demand content or live TV just as if you were at home.
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What else can I watch on Paramount Plus?
The service features new originals and is home to TV shows including the Star Trek franchise and 1883: A Yellowstone Origin Story, not to mention being the place to watch Halo and the upcoming Frasier sequel.
You'll also get the best of CBS's live sports action without having to splash out on pricey cable. That, PLUS Hollywood movies like Scream 2022, the Mission: Impossible franchise, and the entire The Godfather trilogy.
Paramount Plus is compatible with a variety of devices, including Android, iPad, and iPhone, Apple TV, Fire TV, and Roku, LG, Samsung, and Vizio smart TVs, Chromecast, and PS4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S gaming consoles. You can stream on three devices simultaneously, and have the ability to download TV series and films to watch offline.
How to watch The Offer online FREE in Canada
Paramount Plus has been rolled out in Canada for over a year, meaning you can watch The Offer here with new episodes landing every Thursday.
New subscribers can take the 7-day free trial for a whirl first, after which a monthly membership will set you back CAD$5.99.
Canadians out of the country right now will encounter geo-blocks preventing them from connecting to their usual streaming platforms - but a solution is available! Just download a VPN and you’ll be free to watch your favorite shows wherever you are.
How to watch The Offer online in Australia FREE
Like in both Canada and America, new episodes of The Offer arrive on Paramount Plus Down Under every Thursday from April 28.
You can subscribe from AUS$8.99 a month, with new members entitled to a 7-day free trial before paying a thing. Plus, you can cancel at any time too.
Temporarily leaving the Antipodes? You’ll be pleased to know that a VPN will let you watch every episode of The Offer online no matter where you are.
How to watch The Offer online in the UK
UK fans will have to wait a few months more before this biographical drama miniseries is available to stream – and arranging a meeting with Don Corleone won’t help matters.
Paramount Plus WILL be available via Sky but not until summer 2022 unfortunately, on an as-yet unspecified date. In better news, it will be free at launch to existing Sky Cinema and Sky Q customers, while other individuals can purchase Paramount Plus as an add-on to their account.
If you're a US, Canadian or Australian subscriber in the UK, you can purchasing a VPN to connect you to Paramount Plus while away from home.
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Daniel Pateman is a freelance writer, producing articles across the cultural spectrum for magazines like Aesthetica, Photomonitor, The Brooklyn Rail and This is Tomorrow. He also provides text-writing services to individual curators and artists worldwide, and has had work published internationally. His favourite film genre is horror (bring on Scream 5!) and he never tires of listening to Absolute 80s on the radio.