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If I was to grade this casting decision I would have to give it an A. It's hard to imagine a better director for Emma Watson to team-up with as she begins her post-Harry Potter career than Sofia Coppola. Coppola was directed the likes of Kirsten Dunst (The Virgin Suicides), Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation) and recently Elle Fanning (Somewhere) to excellent performances in films that warrant more than one sitting is not several and Watson will be the latest as Variety reports she's been cast in the lead role of Coppola's The Bling Ring. The film will be shot on location in Los Angeles and will tell the true story of the titular group who are also known as the "Hollywood Hills Burglar Bunch," "The Burglar Bunch" or the "Hollywood Hills Burglars". Already Michael Lembeck (Tooth Fairy, The Santa Clause 3) directed a made-for-tv movie with the same name that »

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