Director Francis Ford Coppola is gaining a grand-daughter if the reports are true. People is reporting Sofia Coppola is carrying a daughter.
“I’m so excited to have a little girl,” the 7 months pregnant Marie Antoinette director, 35, tells USA Today.
The baby’s father, Thomas Mars, the singer for the French band Phoenix and Sofia met when he recorded a song for her 1999 movie, The Virgin Suicides.
No word on the baby’s name just yet: “We’re going to wait and see,” she says. “When you’re writing, you pick names for characters, but it’s harder in real life.”
Sofia is a known fashionista, and has fought the urge to go shopping mad for her soon to be child: “I haven’t gone crazy, but I feel like I’m on the verge,” she says. “All those little dresses. I tried to be open about both sexes, but it’s so fun to have little girl stuff.”
Coppola won a screenwriting Oscar for 2003’s Lost in Translation. She comes from Hollywood royalty as the daughter of Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola.Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.