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04.24.2014
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But judging by Scott's talent for illustrating life's murkier aspects, the film will likely also chart Maurizio's stormy relationship with Patrizia Reggiani, whom he married against his father's wishes in 1972. Reggiani was convicted of hiring a hit man to gun down Maurizio outside his Milan office in 1995, 10 years after the couple split, and is currently serving a 26-year prison sentence.

A spokeswoman for the Gucci brand, which is now owned by PPR, said Tuesday she knew nothing of the project and that the company was not involved.

Scott, whose credits include "Alien," "Blade Runner," "Gladiator" and the current hit "American Gangster," starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, will coproduce the film with Facio. No word yet on who might play Maurizio — let alone the likes of Domenico De Sole or Tom Ford. But given there's no script and a Writers Guild strike, audiences shouldn't hold their breath for the project to hit the big screen. It's more likely they'll get Gucci's wait-listed Aviatrix Boston bag before that happens.

— Marcy Medina and Andrew Roberts

REPLACEMENT: Andrew Bevan will join Teen Vogue as associate editor in January. Bevan will take over the "Style Blogger" column from former senior editor Kimball Hastings, and will oversee the magazine's "Talking Fashion" and "People Watching" pages. Bevan will also pen features on style and celebrities. Prior to joining Teen Vogue, Bevan freelanced for Vogue's entertainment section. Meanwhile, Hastings today will start his new position as director of celebrity dressing at Ralph Lauren. — Stephanie D. Smith
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