Is 'The Bling Ring' Already The Coolest Movie of the Year? [Trailer & Pictures]

A still from Sofia Coppola's The Bling RingA still from Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring

A new extended trailer for The Bling Ring - Sofia's Coppola's tale of youthful debauchery in the social media generation - has hit the web. It centers on the true story of a group of Los Angeles kids who used the internet to track their favorite celebrities and subsequently rob their homes when the A-listers were out of town. The teaser trailer gave us the first look at Emma Watson as the ringleader (based on Alexis Neiers), though the new clip offers an insight into her back story, home life and rationale for the thefts.

A movie from the same director as Lost In Translation and the slick Somewhere (also the sister of Moonrise Kingdom writer Roman Coppola) was always going to look good on-screen and the Bling Ring doesn't appear to disappoint. Essentially, the movie tells the story of America's addiction to celebrity culture and the Facebook, Google Maps and social media elements will no doubt appeal to those who enjoyed David Fincher's The Social Network and, perhaps, Harmony Korine's recent Spring Breakers. Something we didn't anticipate is Coppola's use of humor in the The Bling Ring, particularly from Watson's Nikki and Katie Chang's Rebecca. The trailer ends with one of the thieves asking a cop what Lindsay Lohan's reaction was to her stuff being taken. Another nice touch is the cameo of Paris Hilton, a real life victim of 'The Bling Ring.'

Watch The Bling Ring Trailer Below!

The movie is also bolstered by a solid supporting cast, featuring This is 40 actress Leslie Mann, Gavin Rossdale and Taissa Farmiga. The movie hits theaters on June 14, 2013, though one person who definitely won't be heading down to her local multiplex is Alexis Neiers, who tweeted, "'It's trashy and inaccurate. Based on Detective Goodkin and Nancy Joe Sales inaccurate information. 2 people who are everything they accused us of being. Celebrity status obsessed, fame & money hungry."

Emma Watson in The Bling Ring
Emma Watson in The Bling Ring

Taissa Farmiga & Emma Watson in The Bling Ring
Taissa Farmiga & Emma Watson in The Bling Ring

A still from Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring
A still from Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring

 Emma Watson in The Bling Ring
Emma Watson in The Bling Ring

Leslie Mann in The Bling Ring 
Leslie Mann in The Bling Ring

Gavin Rossdale in The Bling Ring
Gavin Rossdale in The Bling Ring

A Still From The Bling Ring


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This looks really cool, looking forward to seeing it!

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