Get excited, but not too excited: TMZ reports that Sofia Coppola is developing a movie based on the "Bling Ring" -- those crazy Californian kids who utilized Twitter and other forms of internet research back in 2009 to swipe about $3 million of stolen swag from the homes of celebrities like Paris Hilton, Rachel Bilson and Lindsay Lohan.
Coppola, a regular fixture at fashion shows and close friends with designer Marc Jacobs, is no stranger to the material luxury that drove the gang of half-dozen of mostly privileged teens to steal.
TMZ reports that the movie, which is without a start date and script, is to be developed with father Francis Ford's Zoetrope studio and has even pulled in some of delinquents' surrounding family members to work as "consultants."A Lifetime movie by the title of "The Bling Ring" based on the group and starring Jennifer Grey came out earlier this year, in September; meanwhile, ringleader Rachel Lee was sentenced to four years in California prison in October. The celebrity-obsessed kids might now become celebrities themselves: how meta.