Molly Horan
Updated May 16, 2014
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Sofia Coppola of Lost in Translation, Bling Ring and, yes The Godfather Part III fame is directing an adaptation of the classic fairy tale The Little Mermaid. But Ariel isn’t the only fairy tale heroine who needs a makeover (possibly with a dressing room montage). Here are our best pitches for seven other classic tales that could use a modern Coppola-ian update.1. Cinderella As she proved with Marie Antoinette, Coppola really knows how to film shoes. As Cindy races down the multi-colored, pulsing back-lit stairs her spike heel catches the edge and she decides to leave it behind. Prince or not, it’s impossible to get a cab after midnight.