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Jennifer Connelly Thrilled Her Kids Are Nothing Like Movie Monsters

The actress' movie daughter, portrayed by Dakota Fanning, becomes a teenage terrorist who bombs a post office, and Connelly admits she's happy her two teens with husband Paul Bettany are not going off the rails."My...

Dakota And Elle Fanning's Parents Not Divorcing

Dakota and Elle Fanning's parents are no longer getting divorced.Steven Fanning filed to legally dissolve his 27-year marriage to wife Heather last week due to ''irreconcilable differences'', but has now had a change of heart...

Dakota And Elle Fanning's Father Calls Off Divorce

Steven Fanning filed documents to end his almost 27-year marriage to their mum Heather Joy Arrington, citing irreconcilable differences, in October (16). He did not ask for spousal support and both their daughters...

Dakota Fanning Was Dangerous In Kill Bill Halloween Costume

The War of the Worlds star donned a bright yellow jumpsuit, just like the one Thurman wore in the 2003 Quentin Tarantino movie, and teamed it with a fake sword for a spooky...

Dakota And Elle Fanning's Parents Divorcing

Dakota and Elle Fanning's parents are divorcing. Steven and Heather Fanning are dissolving their marriage after 27 years, with TMZ reporting that the Dakota and Elle's father has filed divorce papers citing ''irreconcilable differences''. As...

Kristen Stewart Has Twilight Reunion At Women In Hollywood Awards

The Snow White and the Huntsman star and Kendrick were among the eight honourees at the event in Beverly Hills, California, where they were celebrated for their career successes alongside Lupita Nyong'o, Amy...

Dakota Fanning Reveals Tom Cruise Still Sends Her Birthday Gifts

Dakota Fanning has revealed she’s still close with her War of the Worlds co-star Tom Cruise and the megastar still sends her birthday gifts.Fanning co-stared with Cruise in the science fiction disaster film in 2005,...

Dakota Fanning Fires Back At Reports She Hates Her Sister

The older Fanning sister shot to fame as a child star in movies like I Am Sam and Man on Fire years before her sibling found success in her break-out film The Door...

Dakota Fanning Was Rejected For Jobs

Dakota Fanning used to get turned down for jobs because she was ''different looking''.Despite starring in some of the world's biggest films since she was six, the 22-year-old actress admits she had to deal with...

Dakota Fanning Finds Dating 'Horrific'

The Runaways actress isn’t interested in engaging in the often stilted courting rituals associated with dating, such as eating dinner with someone you barely know.In a new interview for Town & Country magazine, the 22-year-old,...

Dakota Fanning Fought To Get The Bell Jar Film Made

The American actress is currently producing and starring as Esther Greenwood in a movie adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s famous novel, which was first published in 1963. The Bell Jar documents the descent into mental illness...

Dakota Fanning Struggled To Secure Adult Roles

The former child star revealed her rise to fame in film roles such as War of the Worlds opposite Tom Cruise, and Man on Fire with Denzel Washington, contributed to some building up preconceived notions...

Ewan Mcgregor Channelled Pain Of Daughter Leaving Home For New Movie

The Scottish actor stepped behind the camera for the first time to helm American Pastoral, based on the book by Philip Roth about a man whose daughter’s political links is on the verge of destroying...

Elle Fanning Putting College On Hold

The Neon Demon star graduated from high school earlier this year (16), but as her peers are in the midst of prepping for campus life, she's memorising lines and spending her days on...

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...

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