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Kirsten Dunst To Direct Movie Adaptation Of 'The Bell Jar', Featuring Dakota Fanning

Kirsten Dunst is to make her directorial debut overseeing an adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s novel ‘The Bell Jar’ for the big screen, with Dakota Fanning as its star. Deadline reported on Thursday (July 21st) that...

Kirsten Dunst To Direct The Bell Jar

Kirsten Dunst will direct 'The Bell Jar'.The 34-year-old actress is set to make her directorial debut on the big screen with an adaptation of the Sylvia Plath novel of the same name.Dakota Fanning will star...

Kirsten Dunst Casts Dakota Fanning In Big Directorial Debut

The Spider-Man actress will make her feature film directorial debut with the remake, based on Sylvia Plath's semi-autobiographical 1963 novel of the same name, which is set in the 1950s. The Bell...

Ewan Mcgregor's Lucky Directorial Debut

The Scottish actor makes his directorial debut with the upcoming drama, about a man who watches his perfect life fall apart in post-war America. Ewan was originally attached to just star in the movie, but...

Elle Fanning: 'I Know What It's Like To Be An Outsider'

The 18-year-old star is one of the most in-demand performers of her generation, with five films out in 2016 alone and another four confirmed for next year (17). In The Neon Demon, she plays a...

Elle Fanning Believes In Aliens

Elle Fanning believes in aliens. The 17-year-old actress admitted that she is convinced that there is life on other planets but is unsure if we will ever have proof of the existence of extraterrestrials....

Kit Harington Replaces Robert Pattinson In Brimstone

Kit Harington has replaced Robert Pattinson in 'Brimstone'.The 'Game of Thrones' star has taken over from the 'Twilight' actor - who was previously announced in the role at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year...

Dakota Fanning 'Loved' Fake Baby Bump

Dakota Fanning ''loved'' pretending to be pregnant.The 21-year-old actress, who portrays an expectant mother in her new film 'Franny,' admits she grew very attached to her fake baby bump while shooting the movie and used...

Dakota Fanning Reveals She Gets Mistaken For An Olsen Twin

Dakota Fanning gets mistaken for one of the Olsen twins.The 21-year-old actress - who starred alongside Tom Cruise in 'War Of The Worlds' - has revealed her neighbours in Manhattan, New York, confuse her for...

Dakota Fanning Is Silly In Private

Dakota Fanning ''likes to be silly'' in private.The 21-year-old actress insists she isn't a good girl all of the time, but believes she hasn't gone off the rails like some of her Hollywood peers because...

Steven Spielberg Paid For Dakota Fanning's Vegas Birthday

Steven Spielberg paid for Dakota Fanning to go to Las Vegas for her 21st birthday.The 68-year-old filmmaker fulfilled a promise he made to the actress - who reached the milestone age in February - when...

Dakota Fanning And Richard Gere's 'Franny' Leads The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Line-up

The line up for this year’s Tribeca Film Festival was announced on Tuesday, with a diverse range of titles from features to documentaries taking part in the annual competition. This year, the best narrative feature...

Dakota Fanning's J.k. Simmons Crush

Dakota Fanning has a ''cinematic crush'' on J.K. Simmons. The 'Very Good Girls' actress has admitted she is a big fan of the 'Whiplash' star - who won the Best Supporting Actor prize for the...

Dakota Fanning Planning To Stay Home For 21st Birthday

Dakota Fanning is planning to break with tradition by shunning a big party for her upcoming 21st birthday.The former child star marks the milestone on 23 February (15), but the War of the Worlds actress...

Dakota Fanning Planning Quiet 21st Celebration

Dakota Fanning thinks she will just ''stay home'' on her 21st birthday.The 'Twilight Saga' actress reaches the milestone age in February 2015 but hasn't made any plans to celebrate yet, and she admits she gets...

Effie Gray: Does It Take Victorian Repression Too Far?

Critics have been divided about the latest British period drama to hit cinemas. Effie Gray is based on a notorious true scandal from the mid-19th century, and most reviews have commented that the buttoned-up approach...

Dakota Fanning 'Super Happy' In Her Relationship

Dakota Fanning is ''super happy'' in her relationship.The 20-year-old actress - who has been dating British model Jamie Strachan, 33 for over a year - has revealed she has no problem with the 13-year age...

Audiences Get A Glimpse Of Effie Gray

The first trailer for Dakota Fanning’s new film, Effie Gray, has hit appliances with video playing abilities everywhere and showcases Emma Thompson’s fourth scripted venture in which she also co-stars. The film is a British...

Dakota Fanning Hated 'Precocious' Tag

Dakota Fanning hated being called ''precocious'' when she was a child actress.The 20-year-old starlet has admitted that she really disliked being labelled by film critics when she growing up in the spotlight.Dakota - who has...

Dakota Fanning: Actors Are Under Pressure

Dakota Fanning thinks actors are under pressure to act like models.The 20-year-old star has admitted she feels nervous on the set of fashion photo shoots, despite having fronted several Marc Jacob's perfume campaigns in 2007.Talking...

Neil Gaiman Confirms Hansel And Gretel Film

Neil Gaiman's 'Hansel and Gretel' will be turned into a film.The author's upcoming graphic novel - due to be released on October 28, 2014 - will be transformed into a film by 'The Hundred Foot...

Dakota Fanning Wants Karaoke Birthday Party

Dakota Fanning wants to have a karaoke party in celebration of her 21st birthday in February.The 20-year-old actress doesn't hit the milestone for another four months but she's already planning to have a wild sing-song...

Jesse Eisenberg 'Lived On A Farm'

Jesse Eisenberg 'lived on a farm' to prepare for his new film 'Night Moves'.The 30-year-old plays one of three radical environmentalists in the film alongside Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard, who attempt to destroy a...

Director Upset Inspiration For New Errol Flynn Film Didn't Live To See It

The release of the new Kevin Kline and Dakota Fanning movie The Last Of Robin Hood will be bittersweet for writer/director Wash Westmoreland - because the woman he spent years tracking down and then persuading...

Dakota Fanning 'Freaked Out' By Shopping

Dakota Fanning 'freaks out' when she tries on clothes. 'The Last of Robin Hood' star has admitted she is terrible at shopping for new outfits and says the pressure of trying on items in the...

Dakota Fanning Cast In American Pastoral

Dakota Fanning is to appear in a film adaptation of Philip Roth's prize-winning novel 'American Pastoral'.The exciting new film will feature Ewan McGregor and Jennifer Connelly, as well as Fanning, who has just been added...

What Can We Expect From Suspense Thriller, 'Night Moves'? [Trailer]

The international trailer for director Kelly Reichardt’s new thriller, Night Moves, is starting to get more British attention as the film hurtles towards its 29 August UK release date. The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg,...

Dakota Fanning Doesn't 'Parade' Personal Life

Dakota Fanning will never ''parade'' her personal life.The 20-year-old actress believes she's managed to stay grounded despite her childhood stardom because she doesn't divulge too much information about herself. Speaking to Town & Country magazine,...

Dakota Fanning Loses Identity In Character

Dakota Fanning doesn't feel like herself while filming for long periods as the same character. The 20-year-old star insists she finds it difficult to maintain her own identity while acting because she begins to think...

Elle Fanning Gets Sense Of Style From Her Mother

Elle Fanning gets her sense of style from her mother.The 'Maleficent' is already a bona fide fashion icon at the tender age of 16 and says her love of reinventing her look and trying new...

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