The Bling Ring, also known as the Hollywood Hills Burglars, operated from October 2008 through August of 2009 and stole over $ 3 million in goods from their victims. They treated their burglaries like shopping sprees that afforded them access to the intimate lives of the celebrities they admired and the wardrobes to match. Sofia deftly and bluntly chronicles the lengths the ring went to infiltrate the celebrity culture they obsessed over. Shot in some of the real homes of the celebrityvictims, the film is an entertaining heist picture that also says so much about todays culture.
Sofia Coppola is an iconic American filmmaker and she has focused her distinctive style and uncanny ability to capture the zeitgeist in ‘The Bling Ring’,” A24 says. “We are thrilled to be working with her and look forward to bringing her undeniably fun and incredibly stylistic film to audiences nationwide.
“Im really excited to work with A24 as they begin their company with so much energy and creativity,” Coppola adds. “I cant wait for audiences to see our young cast and for people to see Emma Watson in a whole new way.”
The Bling Ring was produced by Roman Coppola, Sofia Coppola, and Youree Henley. The film was executive produced by Emilio Diez Barroso and Darlene Caamano Loquet of NALA Films NALA provided finance for the film; Michael Zakin and Francis Ford Coppola for American Zoetrope; and regular Coppola collaborators Fred Roos and Paul Rassam.