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Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning has an impressive resume as a child actress. She's worked with Sean Penn, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Denzel Washington and Queen Latifah, among many others. Fanning first impressed audiences and critics with her portrayal of the daughter of a mentally retarded man in "I Am Sam." She's also starred in "War of the Worlds," "The Cat in the Hat," "Charlotte's Web" and "The Secret Life of Bees." Her younger sister, Elle Fanning, is also an actress.
Dakota Fanning has an impressive resume as a child actress. She's worked with Sean Penn, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Denzel Washington and Queen Latifah, among many others. Fanning first impressed audiences and critics with her portrayal of the daughter of a mentally retarded man in "I Am Sam." She's also starred in "War of the Worlds," "The Cat in the Hat," "Charlotte's Web" and "The Secret Life of Bees." Her younger sister, Elle Fanning, is also an actress. « Show less

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  • Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds expecting first child

    Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds expecting first child
    Former "Gossip Girl" and fashionista Blake Lively is expecting her first child with husband Ryan Reynolds, she announced Monday on her blog. Lively has said she hopes to have a large family. [People] Dakota Fanning jumped on the fringe trend on Sunday...
  • Video: Dakota Fanning Stars in Emma Thompson Scripted 'Effie Gray' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON - Dakota Fanning starrer "Effie Gray," which is the first original screenplay written by Emma Thompson, world premieres on Oct. 5 in London, and opens in the U.K. on Oct. 10 through Metrodome Distribution. Variety has been given an exclusive clip...
  • Only one of the 'Very Good Girls' is good

    Only one of the 'Very Good Girls' is good
    *1/2 (out of four)   The coming-of-age drama “Very Good Girls” actually starts out quite promisingly: Recent high school grads Lilly (Dakota Fanning) and Gerry (Elizabeth Olsen) pause at the beach, determining if one or both will follow...
  • Las Vegas is placing its bets on Hollywood

    Las Vegas is placing its bets on Hollywood
    This post has been updated. See correction below. In the trailer for the current Screen Gems movie "Think Like a Man Too," actor Kevin Hart is shown dancing in his underwear and socks, sliding across the marble floor of the opulent Constantine villa...
  • Prince William and wife Kate expecting second child

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child, Clarence House announced. The baby is due next spring. [Los Angeles Times] Hundreds of people gathered outside Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday while comedian Joan Rivers' funeral...
  • 'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan

    'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan
    Draft Day Lionsgate, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99 A sort of "Moneyball" for people who distrust statisticians, "Draft Day" stars Kevin Costner as an NFL general manager (for the Cleveland Browns) who risks the ire of his owner, his coach and his fan base...
  • Kevin Kline takes on Errol Flynn and 'My Old Lady'

    Kevin Kline takes on Errol Flynn and 'My Old Lady'
    Veteran playwright Israel Horovitz believes no actor is capable of doing it all. Except for perhaps Kevin Kline, who, Horovitz observed, "can do really a lot more than most actors can do." Kline has won an Oscar for supporting actor for his comedic turn...
  • Late-in-life Errol Flynn leers in 'The Last of Robin Hood'

    Late-in-life Errol Flynn leers in 'The Last of Robin Hood'
    Aging star with sagging ego, pliable young beauty eager to please, obsessive stage mother willing to facilitate — the tale in "The Last of Robin Hood" is as old as Hollywood itself. In Errol Flynn's not-so-grand finale, the spotlight that had...
  • 'Last of Robin Hood' is pointless and creepy

    'Last of Robin Hood' is pointless and creepy
    * (out of four) All swash and no buckle, “The Last of Robin Hood” has not one clearly defined character or relationship. That’s a problem in any movie, but it’s especially troubling when chronicling a real-life union between a...
  • Theo James, Eric Bana and Jack Reynor Join Rooney Mara in 'Secret Scripture' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Eric Bana, Theo James and Jack Reynor are in talks to co-star with Rooney Mara in Jim Sheridan's adaptation of Sebastian Barry's "The Secret Scripture." Pic also stars Vanessa Redgrave and Jeremy Irons and revolves around a woman's extended stay at a...
  • Weekend preview: The joy of sax, drinks and charity

    Weekend preview: The joy of sax, drinks and charity
    Ben Stocker is a tenor saxophonist from Hollywood, this weekend playing at Books and Books in Coral Gables, one of his last South Florida gigs before he heads off to college and, with hard work and perseverance, a career as a musician. He hopes he’s...