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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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  • 'Push'

    The painfully inscrutable paranormal thriller "Push" introduces us to a host of characters with various gifts. Some can see the future, some can heal, some can plant ideas, some can make change for a dollar. By the times the credits roll, your most...
  • 'Push' stars Dakota Fanning in a sci-fi muddle

    The painfully inscrutable paranormal thriller "Push" introduces us to a host of characters with various gifts—some can see the future, some can heal, some can plant ideas, some can make change for a dollar. By the times the credits roll, your most...
  • Toronto Film Festival's must see films

    Toronto Film Festival's must see films
    Set to begin this Thursday, the Toronto International Film Festival will show 249 feature films and 63 shorts from 64 countries over 10 days. Now in its 33rd year, the annual festival comes at an especially trying time for the independent film business....
  • Dakota Fanning rape scene nothing but a red-herring

    Dakota Fanning rape scene nothing but a red-herring
    The final cut of "Hounddog," a film written and directed by Deborah Kampmeier and starring Dakota Fanning, premiered in New York on Tuesday evening. A slightly different version screened at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, and a scene in which 14-year-...
  • Movie review: The Secret Life of Bees -- 2 out of 5 stars

    The thing about honey is that it's not just sweet, but awfully gooey. That goes for the new film The Secret Life of Bees, too. Is the sweetness worth the stickiness in this maudlin American Sisterhood of the Traveling Green Tomatoes? It's a writerly...
  • Dakota Fanning May Join 'New Moon'

    The "New Moon" casting call is heating up. Sources say Dakota Fanning, who can be seen in "Push" and heard in "Coraline" in 2009, has been offered a part in the "Twilight" sequel. Fanning would play a vampire elder Jane who brings judgment on the...
  • Buzz for Bees is black and white

    Buzz for ‘Bees’ is black and white
    The makers of "The Secret Life of Bees" worried that white moviegoers might hesitate supporting a movie with a nearly all-black cast. After the film's third weekend in theaters, it's not only clear that white ticket buyers are not staying away, but also...
  • 'Office' Work for Amy Poehler?

    "Saturday Night Live" star Amy Poehler may be making a leap to primetime. The "Weekend Update" co-anchor and versatile sketch performer is talking with NBC about starring in the network's spinoff of "The Office," several news reports say. Nothing has...
  • Will Ferrell's the Worst, Johnny Depp's the Best Autographer

    Will Ferrell may star in numerous crowd-pleasing movies, but the autograph-seeking crowds of fans aren't too thrilled with him in real life. The "Blades of Glory" star tops the list of the worst celebrity autographers for 2007, according to Autograph...
  • 'Bees' Stings Jennifer Hudson, Dakota Fanning

    Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah and Sophie Okonedo are signed on to star in Fox Searchlight's "The Secret Lives of Bees," with Dakota Fanning in talks to join them. According to Variety, Alicia Keys is also in talks to join the cast of "Bees," which...
  • Youth is served in awards competitions

    Youth is served in awards competitions
    AH, to be young and in love on-screen. Or young and in grief, in guilt, in the family way, in search of life's meaning. Basically, it's the young part that counts. A preponderance of actors and actresses under the age of 25 have stood out this year at...
  • Mixed bag for '07 Sundance grads

    Mixed bag for '07 Sundance grads
    What a difference a year makes -- especially when it comes to the Sundance Film Festival's class of official '07 entries. Festival director Geoffrey Gilmore may have called 2007 a "landmark" in terms of frenzied acquisitions, but the crop of indie...