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In the fame-obsessed world of Los Angeles, a group of teenagers take us on a thrilling and disturbing crime-spree in the Hollywood hills. Based on true events, the group, who were fixated on the glamorous life, tracked their celebrity targets online, and stole more than 3 million in luxury goods from their homes. Their victims included Paris Hilton, Orlando Bloom, and Rachel Bilson, and the gang became known in the media as “The Bling Ring.”

In The Bling Ring, Oscar Winning filmmaker Sofia Coppola takes us inside the world of these teens, where their youthful naivete and excitement is amplified by today’s culture of celebrity and luxury brand obsession. The members of the Bling Ring introduce us to temptations that any teenager would find hard to resist. And what starts out as youthful fun spins out of control, revealing a sobering view of our modern culture.
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Her new comedy The Bling Ring gives this crew new names and tons of swagger as it explores what drove wealthy teens to outrageous crimes. And in the behind-the-scenes clip above, you're offered a look at the Bling Ring as Coppola imagines them.

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Armed with lattes and sporting designer clothes and accessories, the characters of The Bling Ring sure do look sure of themselves as they walk toward us in the final poster for Sofia Coppola's feature adaptation of this true story. The poster puts faces behind the sunglasses featured in the teaser poster we saw last month.

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