Sofia Coppola, maker of quiet and existential movies about humans who don’t quite feel like they belong, was ready to make a quiet and existential movie about a mermaid who didn’t quite feel like she belonged. But now she’s not. Deadline reports “the all-encompassing ‘creative differences’ is being cited.”
As Cannes rolls on we're seeing more acres of chiffon and and more whisper-light tulle and more haute couture on the red carpet. Below, some ensembles from yesterday's premieres. More more more, how do you like it?
As we can't let a day go by without finding out that some important cultural relic has been reworked, rewritten or just plain ruined, Universal Pictures announced that they'll be releasing a live-action version of your best friend's favorite story from childhood (you really preferred The Jungle Book) The Little Mermaid
This month saw the release of two Hollywood-centric films purporting to be set in the real world. One of them is an artistic tour de force about a group of friends who squabble, steal, and raid celebrity mansions in a haze of drugs. The other was directed by Sofia Coppola. (Interestingly enough, both films…
I've had a mild obsession with the "Bling Ring," a merry band of teenaged robbers, ever since I read Nancy Jo Sales's incredible profile about them back in 2010. (If you haven't seen the video of head Ringer, Alexis Neiers, scream-crying into the phone as she leaves Sales a hysterical voicemail, you should probably…
Last night at Women In Film's 2013 Crystal + Lucy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, actresses celebrated the 40th anniversary of Women In Film. Forty-nine year old Laura Linney received the Crystal Award for excellence in film and said: "There certainly is a wider diversity of roles…
Earlier today, a friend (who asked to be identified as an "underemployed redhead") and I were discussing how we were both a little embarrassed to admit how excited we are about Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring, which, starring Emma Watson, depicts the true life events of a group of wealthy L.A. teenagers who, between…
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 03: Catherine Deneuve and Sofia Coppola attend the Louis Vuitton new boutique opening as part of Paris Haute-Couture Fashion Week Fall / Winter 2012/13 at Place Vendome on July 3, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Filmmaker Sofia Coppola and longtime boyfriend and Phoenix singer Thomas Mars were married in a small ceremony in Italy yesterday.
In February of 2001, an ex-model, stylist, and fashion writer named Carine Roitfeld released her first issue as editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris. Today, she announced her resignation. In the intervening decade, she made French Vogue a creative powerhouse. [NSFW]
Somewhere is Sofia Coppola's story of an actor and his daughter. The premiere is the story of a bunch of indie stars in really bizarre clothes.
- American sweetheart Reese Witherspoon has just plunked down $7 million to buy real-life action figure Steven Seagal's sprawling Brentwood home. It's got nine bathrooms, seven bedrooms, a swimmin' pool, and a Buddhist temple where Seagal liked to meditate.
The second annual Governors Awards at the Grand Ballroom, Hollywood and Highland, brought out starpower — and clothes to match. We're not saying that's always a good thing...
So there's this writer who spams everyone periodically about the site "Everyone Who's Anyone." Which has nothing to do with ELLE's 17th Annual Women In Hollywood Tribute. But from Gwyneth to Jodie and a Zoe in between, everyone was there.
- Gap, which last week announced it would be switching to a logo it had been trialling, immediately faced vituperative criticism. It first asked customers for better ideas, and then apologized. Now Gap has reverted to its boring old logo. [BBC]