Sofia Coppola May Direct A Live-Action “The Little Mermaid”

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  • Sofia Coppola is in talks to direct a live-action adaption of “The Little Mermaid.” It’s time to dig out the old mermaid tail costumes from “Splash,” I guess. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • So, Miley Cyrus’ tour bus burst into flames. Fortunately, no one was hurt. [Page Six]
  • The toy company GoldieBlox has settled a copyright infringement suit filed by the Beastie Boys for using their song “Girls” in a commercial. As part of the settlement, GoldieBlox must give a percentage of its revenue to charities that support STEM (science/technology/engineering/math) education for girls. [Gothamist]
  • Prince William knighted his grandmother’s gynecologist. This family is weird. [US Weekly]
  • Frisky contributor Lilit Marcus has a piece in Teen Vogue about what it’s like to grow up with two deaf parents. [Teen Vogue]
  • Meet the man who buys Beyoncé’s shoes. [ELLE Magazine]
  • This is not a Chris Christie gangbang sex tape. [Gawker]
  • HBO is developing a movie about the original “stage mother,” Gypsy Rose Lee’s mom Rose Hovick.  [The Wrap]
  • Keira Knightley spilled what down the front of her wedding dress?! [People]
  • Brittany Murphy’s last movie, “Something Wicked,” will be released next month, four years after her death. [Daily Mail UK]
  • Ex-”Full House” star and devout Christian Candace Cameron Bure said her costumes on “Dancing With The Stars” are going to be “on the more modest end,” so she can be “classy” and a “role model.” You hear that, every single other woman who has also danced on “DWTS”? [US Weekly]

[Image of Sofia Coppola via Getty]

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