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Emma Watson Set to Star in Sofia Coppola’s 'The Bling Ring'

The Collider:
Now that a yearly Harry Potter shoot is no longer a part of their schedule, the stars of the most successful film franchise of all time are starting to branch out. Daniel Radcliffe has been making a successful run on Broadway in between film projects, and now Emma Watson is preparing to stretch her chops as a leading lady. Variety reports that Sofia Coppola has tapped Watson to star in her next project, The Bling Ring. The film is based on the true story of a group of teenagers who robbed the homes of the rich and famous between October 2008 and August 2009, coming away with over $3 million worth of loot from the likes of Paris Hilton, Orlando Bloom, and Lindsay Lohan. Coppola wrote the project, which she will also direct and produce.

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alycakes1744d ago

First of all I can't believe they're doing this as a movie but I guess crime always make for a good film. That aside, Emma Watson is great and I'm sure she'll knock it out of the ballpark on her part.