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Though her examination of the Hollywood Hills burglaries, The Bling Ring, was a major disappointment in terms of its inability to explore the motivations of its subjects, director Sofia Coppola is still an undeniably interesting and talented filmmaker – her films Lost in Translation and Somewhere are considered modern classics for a reason. Now, Coppola is gearing up for her next project, working on the script for an adaptation of Alysia Abbott’s Fairyland: A Memoir Of My Father.

American Zoetrope Productions, which is owned by Coppola’s father, Francis Ford Coppola, has snagged the rights to Fairyland and set Coppola to co-write the screenplay with Andrew Durham. The pair previously worked together on Coppola’s short film debut, Lick the Star.

Coppola will also produce alongside her brother Roman Coppola, who co-wrote the script for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom.

Fairyland focuses on the relationship between a daughter and her »

- Isaac Feldberg

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