Channel 4 has ordered a three-part documentary re-examining the notorious Bling Ring gang who burgled the Hollywood houses of the wealthy and well-known within the mid-2000s.
In a protracted crime spree, the criminals — who turned out to be a bunch of center class youngsters — struck concern into the hearts of younger Hollywood between 2008 and 2009 by breaking into their houses, stealing their designer duds and even, in a single case, utilizing their bogs.
Amongst these burglarized have been Paris Hilton, Orlando Bloom, Lindsay Lohan and Rachel Bilson who misplaced jewellery, watches, purses and sneakers within the heists.
A Self-importance Truthful article concerning the thieving teenagers was became a e book and ultimately a movie by Sofia Coppola, starring Emma Watson as Alexis Neiers (pictured), the perceived chief of the gang.
Channel 4’s sequence, produced by Double Act Productions, will meet up with among the unique Bling Ring members in addition to police and different consultants who weigh in on the crime.
“This sequence may also have a tantalising tackle standard tradition at a time when actuality TV, the paparazzi and social media conspired to create a brand new sort of superstar,” stated Larry Walford, artistic director at Double Act Productions.
Jonah Weston, commissioning editor at Channel 4 stated: “It is a basic ‘solely in Hollywood’ story, and I feel audiences will love the combo of superstar and social media that led to one of the infamous crime tales ever.”
The doc sequence can be government produced by Double Act’s Larry Walford and Rob David. It was commissioned by Jonah Weston.