Sofia Coppola Casts Hollywood Legend In ‘Somewhere'

Indie-film goddess Sofia Coppola has cast a Hollywood legend in her next movie – the city's Chateau Marmont hotel.

According to Variety, Coppola's new drama, "Somewhere," starring Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning, will be set at the celebrity-friendly hotel.

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Dorff, a regular in real life at the hotel, will play a Hollywood bad boy actor who is living life up at the locale when his pre-teen daughter, played by Elle, steps into the picture.

Coppola said she is looking to shoot "an intimate story set in contemporary Los Angeles."

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Filming will take place in June and July. The picture will also shoot in Italy.

The Chateau Marmont has remained a Hollywood hot spot for several decades, attracting patronage from the likes of U2, Naomi Watts, "Lost In Translation" star Scarlett Johansson and Lindsay Lohan.

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