This Spoof of Sofia Coppola's 'The Little Mermaid' Is Spot On

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(Funny or Die)A few buzzworthy tidbits from around the web to distract you from your work day.We would pay to see this Little Mermaid spoof if it was a real movie. If you haven't heard, Sofia Coppola's next project is to bring The Little Mermaid to the big screen in all its dreamy, angst-y, hipster glory. Though Coppola has yet to start production on the film, Funny or Die has created a stellar parody that mocks the director's aesthetic and features karaoke, Ray-Bans, and underwater...Read Full Story

Six Things We'd Love to See in Sofia Coppola's 'The Little Mermaid'

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(Getty | Disney) Variety has confirmed that Sofia Coppola has signed on to direct Universal's live-action version of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Little Mermaid. To be clear, this is NOT a remake of the beloved Disney cartoon even though it centers around a mermaid who wishes to become human after falling in love with a man she saves from drowning.Not much else is known about the film except that this kid-friendly adaptation is a definite departure from the adult themes the award...Read Full Story

Ironically, Thieves Stole $1 Million in Jewels During the Screening of 'The Bling Ring'

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(StudioCanal) Chopard is the official sponsor of the Cannes Film Festival. Coincidence or irony?More that $1 million worth of jewelry was stolen from a hotel in Cannes the same night as the screening of Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring. In the film, fame and money hungry teens wait until celebrities are attending major red carpet events in order to break into their mansions and steal everything from designers clothes, shoes, and fancy jewels. It looks like someone decided to take that...Read Full Story

Sofia Coppola Gets Married in Rome

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Getty ImagesCongrats going out to Sofia Coppola and Phoenix singer Thomas Mars. The longtime couple tied the knot in a civil ceremony in Italy Saturday. The couple walked down the aisle at the director's family's villa in Bernalda, the town where her grandparents were born. Coppola wore a gorgeous lavender gown designed for her by Azzedine Alaia, and her famous father Francis Ford Coppola led her down the aisle. The couple said "I do" in an intimate ceremony that included about 80 family...Read Full Story

Newly Engaged Sofia Coppola at CFDA Fashion Awards (Pictures and News)

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Soffia Coppola posed in a white buckled number with Marc Jacobs, to whom she presented an award later in the evening at the CFDA Fashion Awards in NYC. Although Lady Gaga brought home the night's big Fashion Icon award, Jacobs was recognized with what Coppola called a "half-lifetime achievement award." Jacobs accepted the speech by saying: "This achievement is born of love, passion, creativity ... and a hell of a lot of hard work. I believe we all know and feel the greatest reward is the...Read Full Story

Sofia Coppola Welcomes a Second Girl!

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Sofia Coppola and her Phoenix frontman husband Thomas Mars have a new little bundle of joy at home, a baby girl named Cosima. A source confirmed the news to, and said the couple's second girl was born "within the last month" in NYC. Sofia and Thomas began dating back in 2005, and announced her second pregnancy in December. The couple also have a 3-year-old daughter named Romy.The busy family will hopefully be taking a little time off from movies and music to enjoy the new...Read Full Story

Sofia Coppola, Thomas Mars, Expecting 2nd Child

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(Getty Images) Director Sofia Coppola and Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars are expecting their second child, Mars confirmed to Chicago radio station WXRT. The couple have been together for four years and have a 3-year-old daughter named Romy. Mars was doing a backstage interview with WXRT when he was asked about the pregnancy. Seemingly surprised, Mars confirmed that Sofia is pregnant again. Of the pregnancy, Mars said maybe they'll play music for the unborn baby. "I heard the story that if...Read Full Story