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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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  • Review: The Runaways

    Today, most people know the Runaways solely as Joan Jett’s first band. But a new film about the tumultuous rockers acts as both an absorbing rise-and-fall music picture and a historical corrective. The hyperbolic meme “You’ll be bigger...
  • 'Push'

    'Push'
    Sort of a hybrid of "Jumper," " Watchmen," "X-Men" and any other project about a group with unusual abilities, this fantasy casts Chris Evans ("Fantastic Four") as a telekinetic wonder trying to help other specially gifted people being pursued by a...
  • News roundup: 'Dark Knight' honored, 'Watchmen' re-released

    News roundup: 'Dark Knight' honored, 'Watchmen' re-released
    The expansion of the Oscars' best picture pool came a year too late for " The Dark Knight," but the film was the big winner at the Saturn Awards Wednesday night. The movie won five awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films,...
  • 'Coraline'

    'Coraline'
    Another animated movie from the director of the Tim Burton-produced "The Nightmare Before Christmas" is likely to be edgy, too, and Henry Selick delivers again with this tale of a youngster (voice of Dakota Fanning) who enters a world that seems too...
  • 'Fragments'

    'Fragments'
    Oscar winner Forest Whitaker has been involved in several recent movies with multiple characters drawn together by tumultuous events ("Vantage Point," "Powder Blue"), and here's another. He plays one of the people impacted by a shooting at a diner, an...
  • 'The Runaways'

    'The Runaways'
    Kristen Stewart makes an effective departure from her "Twilight" image to play Joan Jett, the rock star who fronted the title band before having wider success as lead singer of the Blackhearts, in this well-acted drama. Dakota Fanning and Scout Taylor-...
  • A Word Please: Bye-bye, June gloom

    On a recent afternoon I went to my local megaplex to see "Knight and Day." One thing had drawn me to the theater. It wasn't Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz I came to see. I'm not big fan of the action genre, either. No, my attraction to the movie was purely...
  • Dakota Fanning runs away with 'The Runaways'

    Dakota Fanning loves rock 'n' roll too. Fanning has signed on to play rocker Cherie Currie in the Joan Jett biopic "The Runaways," according to Variety. The move will team Fanning with "New Moon" co-star Kristen Stewart, who will play Jett, famous for "I...
  • Official: Dakota Fanning joins 'Twilight' sequel

    Official: Dakota Fanning joins 'Twilight' sequel
  • Dakota Fanning confirmed for 'New Moon'

    The will-she-or-won't-she is over: Sources say Dakota Fanning has been confirmed as a player in the "Twilight" sequel "New Moon." Fanning, 15, will play vampire elder Jane, who brings judgment on the forbidden love between teen human Bella ( Kristen...
  • 'New Moon' captivates Noot Seear

    The "New Moon" vampires have found their human bait -- and we have to credit their taste. Canadian model Noot Seear has been cast as Heidi, a so-called "fisher" who brings tasty, tasty humans to her vampire masters, in the "Twilight" sequel, according to...