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Emma Watson: First Look at Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring

The first official image from Sofia Coppola’s new film The Bling Ring has arrived.

The Bling Ring is based on the true story of a group of teenagers who robbed the homes of the celebrities including Orlando Bloom, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton.

The film stars Emma Watson, Taissa FamigaIsrael BroussardKatie Chang, Leslie Mann and Claire Julien.

‘I just watched a ton of reality TV,” Watson said via EW. ”I was doing an English course [at Brown University]. So I would go from reading Virginia Woolf to [watching] Kim Kardashian. I kind of loved it, this mix of super-high and super-low culture. I think it was a nice balance.”

Edited: May 29th, 2012

Sofia Coppola’s Next Project: The Bling Ring

Sofia Coppola is set to develop a film based on “The Burglar Bunch,” the group of teenagers from Calabasas, California who robbed the homes of celebrities, including Paris Hilton, Orlando Bloom and Lindsay Lohan.

The Bling Ring currently does not have a start date or script. Coppola’s father, Francis Ford’s will also help in the movie’s development.

Additionally, some of delinquents’ surrounding family members to work as consultants.

Bling Ring member Nick Prugo declined to consult on the movie, but Tess Taylor, sister of Buncher/former reality-TV star Alexis Neiers, has signed on.

Edited: December 5th, 2011

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