27 February 2013 3:00 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

"But what will I wear in jail?" That's the pretty tagline ready question asked by Lisette Lee, the socialite drug baron, when she was arrested in 2010. From the outside, she looked every bit the "Korean Paris Hilton," as she called herself, claiming among other things that she was the heir to the Samsung fortune and/or a pop star. But to the feds, she was a major drug dealer and her story is now going to be a movie, naturally. "Hustle & Flow" director Craig Brewer has signed on to direct "Gangster Princess Of Beverly Hills," the remarkable true story that will be based on the Rolling Stone article of the same name. Brewer will adapt the article, in a project that looks like a return to the grittier fare of his early work, and be less like more recent efforts such as the "Footloose" remake and the concert movie, "Katy Perry: Part Of Me »

- Kevin Jagernauth

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Footloose (2011)
Craig Brewer
Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners