Emma Watson to Star in Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring”

Feb 29, 2012

Posted by: Mel


The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the next film Emma Watson makes will be “The Bling Ring,” directed by Sofia Coppola:

Based on true events that took place in Beverly Hills, the movie will
tell the story of a group of fashion and fame-obsessed teens who broke
into the homes of celebrities.

With the movie, Coppola wants to reflect today’s culture of celebrity
and reveal “reveal a sobering view of our modern culture’ according to
the project’s producers, which include Coppola, Roman Coppola and Youree Henley.

Watson will topline what will be an ensemble cast.

The movie will shoot this spring on location in Los Angeles.

In her post-Potter career, Watson, repped by WME and Markham, Froggatt & Irwin, is attached to a Beauty and the Beast project to be directed by Guillermo del Toro and the drama Your Voice in My Head, which would reunite her with director David Yates, who helmed many a Potter movies.

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