Posts tagged Sofia Coppola.

Josh Hartnett used a wig for his role as Trip Fontaine.

When the boys and girls are calling each other to play songs on the record player, they don’t use the standard ‘555-’ phone numbers used in television and film.

Sofia Coppola played Kathleen Turner’s little sister in Peggy Sue Got Married directed by her father, Francis Ford Coppola. Sofia then directed Turner in this.

Kim Basinger was originally offered the role of Sara Lisbon, but after the success of L.A. Confidential she became very expensive. Alyssa Milano was also considered for the role of Sara Lisbon, but dropped out from the project due to scheduling conflicts from Charmed.

After she had written the script, Sofia Coppola was heartbroken to discover that another company was already producing an adaptation of the book themselves. However, they were not happy with their script, so she showed them hers and they ended up using it instead

Thurston Moore of the band Sonic Youth originally gave the book to Sofia Coppola. After reading it she decided to make it into a movie.

Ladurée (a luxury cakes and pastries brand based in Paris, France) was chosen by Sofia Coppola to make all of the brightly colored pastries and cakes for the film.

Sofia Coppola had Spanish footwear designer Manolo Blahnik create hundreds of specially made shoes for the film.