(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
(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
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
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 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 People.com, 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 (born May 14, 1971) is a film director known for movies such as "Lost in Translation" and "The Virgin Suicides." Sophia Coppola is the only daughter of film director Francis Ford Coppola.