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Dakota Fanning Will Never Join Twitter

30th March 2012

Dakota Fanning will never join twitter.The 18-year-old New York University student - who found fame as Sean Penn's daughter in 2001 movie 'I Am Sam' - insists she values her privacy too much to expose...

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Penn Lands Humanitarian Honour From Producers Guild

6th January 2011

Hollywood actor and activist SEAN PENN is to be honoured for his charity work in Haiti by the Producers Guild of America.The Oscar winner co-founded the J/P HRO Haitian Relief Organization in the wake of...

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Elle Fanning Surprises Movie Dads

19th December 2010

Elle Fanning - who has played the daughter of Brad Pitt, Jeff Bridges and Sean Penn - said the actors are always surprised by how much she has grown when they run into each other...

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Homecoming Queen Dakota Fanning

10th November 2010

Dakota Fanning has been named homecoming queen at her high school.The 16-year-old 'Runaways' actress was given the title for the second time in a row by fellow students at North Hollywood's Campbell Hall Episcopal High...

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Dakota Fanning's Movie Life Lessons

10th September 2010

Dakota Fanning took on her latest movie role so she could experience normal life.The 16-year-old actress - who shot to fame aged just seven appearing in 'I Am Sam' - loved playing rocker Cherie Currie...

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Dakota Fanning's Comfortable Kristen Kiss

30th August 2010

Dakota Fanning found kissing Kristen Stewart "comfortable".The 16-year-old actress locks lips with the 'Twilight Saga' star in their new movie 'The Runaways' - in which they play rockers Cherie Currie and Joan Jett respectively -...

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Insecure Actress Dakota Fanning

30th August 2010

Dakota Fanning feels insecure in her career.The 16-year-old actress - who shot to fame aged just seven in'I Am Sam' - never wants to stop appearing in movies, but knows she can't take anything for...

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Dakota Fanning's Corset Concern

29th March 2010

Dakota Fanning never thought she would end up "performing in lingerie". The actress - who plays Cherie Currie in 'The Runaways', based on the 70s girl band of the same name - loved working on...

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Dakota Fanning Needs To Grow

18th March 2010

Dakota Fanning wants to grow up.The 16-year-old actress, who plays rocker Cherie Currie from the in new biopic 'The Runaways', admits she wants to do more hard-hitting roles because it is difficult shaking off her...

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Sean Penn To Be President Of Cannes Jury

3rd January 2008

SEAN PENN has been named as the new president of the Cannes Film Festival jury.The actor, writer and director will follow in the footsteps of EMIR KUSTURICA, STEPHEN FREARS and WONG KAR-WAI.In a statement, Penn...

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Fanning: 'Spielberg Taught Me More Than School'

27th June 2005

Child actress DAKOTA FANNING relished working with legendary director STEVEN SPIELBERG on WAR OF THE WORLDS, because he taught her more than she could have hoped to learn at school. The 11-year-old, who first...

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Writers Fight For Beatles Songs In New Movie

19th October 2004

Veteran British TV and movie writers IAN LA FRENAIS and DICK CLEMENT are attempting to make history by securing the right to fill the soundtrack of their new film with BEATLES songs. The pair,...

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Fanning Joins Spielberg's Worlds

31st August 2004

I AM SAM child star DAKOTA FANNING has landed yet another mega-budget movie role - this time in STEVEN SPIELBERG's remake of THE WAR OF THE WORLDS. The 10-year-old will play the daughter of...

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Penn To Attend First Oscars

28th January 2004

Actor SEAN PENN will attend the ACADEMY AWARDS for the first time ever this year (04) - to support his film MYSTIC RIVER. Penn, who shunned Sunday's (25JAN04) GOLDEN GLOBE awards in favour of...

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Sean Penn To Be Reunited With Madonna On Screen

28th May 2003

Hollywood star SEAN PENN is reportedly set to star alongside his ex-wife MADONNA in a new movie project. The I AM SAM actor, who was wed to the SWEPT AWAY star for four years...

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Michelle Pfeiffer Takes On Comedy Role

1st April 2003

FRANKIE AND JOHNNY star MICHELLE PFEIFFER is to play in a comedy for the first time this century. The actress will return to play it for laughs in SHE'S GONE - a...

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