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    4 Pics Of Dakota Fanning In The Period Drama 'Effie'

    For a while there last year, it looked like Emma Thompson's script for the film "Effie" was never going to reach production. The film is based on the true love affair between Victorian artist, architect, poet and political thinker John Ruskin and his wife, Effie Gray, and the mysteriou...

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    Q & A: Rodrigo Garcia and Jon Avnet Break the Mold with Star-Powered, Women-Centric Web Channel, WIGS

    WIGS is a YouTube channel, but don't let the platform scare you off. Filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia ("Albert Nobbs") and producer-director Jon Avnet ("Fried Green Tomatoes") have created what may be the first scripted, professionally developed web content aimed at women: WIGS. Starting with the launch o...

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    Two Top Candidates For 'Carrie' Remake Reportedly Are Chloe Moretz & Haley Bennett

    The unnecessary-but-it's-happening-anyway remake of "Carrie" over at MGM continues to move forward. At the beginning of the year, a random, but kind of inspired decision was made to have Kimberly Peirce sit in the director's chair, and now it seems a gaggle of young Hollywood talen...

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    Trailer Watch: Now is Good

    Dakota Fanning all grown up and falling in love

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    Watch: Dakota Fanning Has Short Hair, A British Accent & A Terminal Disease In Trailer For 'Now Is Good'

    Well, it didn't take long for a remake of Gus Van Sant's "Restless" to get off the ground. Okay, so it's not officially a remake but with a short-haired young protagonist battling a terminal disease with an indie rock soundtrack (yep, that's The Flaming Lips' "Do Y...

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    'Very Good Girls' Starring Elizabeth Olsen & Dakota Fanning Back On, Anton Yelchin Set To Join

    It's somewhat hard to imagine considering how far she's come but it was only this time last year one Elizabeth Olsen was introduced to movie-goers with her Sundance double of "Martha Marcy May Marlene" and the upcoming horror remake "Silent House." During her year, the ac...

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    Elizabeth Olsen Says 'Very Good Girls' With Dakota Fanning May Be Delayed

    Elizabeth Olsen, the young sister of the Olsen twins, broke out earlier this year at Sundance with her performance as the titular character in "Martha Marcy May Marlene." This writer recently saw the film at MIFF and found out exactly why the actress was the talk of the town in Park City with a magn...

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    Saoirse Ronan Out, Dakota Fanning In For Emma Thompson's 'Effie'

    With a cast of Saorise Ronan, Orlando Bloom, Imelda Staunton, Greg Wise and Emma Thompson all set to go, everything looked good for Thompson's latest screenplay "Effie." Unfortunately, the long arm of the law reared its ugly head earlier this year, putting the film in limbo. What was the point of co...

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    Kaya Scodelario Joins Dakota Fanning & Jeremy Irvine In 'Now Is Good'

    Here's a girl who's going places. After breaking out on popular British series "Skins," Kaya Scodelario already has the leading role in Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Emily Brontë's classic "Wuthering Heights" on the horizon which, if all the attention Katie Jarvis got for "Fish Tank" is anything to ...

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    Paddy Considine, Olivia Williams & Jeremy Irvine Join Dakota Fanning In 'Now Is Good'

    'The Mighty Boosh' Helmer Paul King To Direct 'Peter Pan In Scarlet'It's fair to say that, when we were 17, we were nowhere near as busy as Dakota Fanning is. The actress, a veteran of over a decade of film work, will next be seen reprising her evil turn in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn," is currently filming "The Motel Life" with Emile Hirsch, and has many, many other projects circulating, including a turn as Princess Margaret in royal rom-com "Girl's Night Out," and as announced last week, the coming-of-age tale "Very Good Girls" opposite the next big thing, Elizabeth Olsen. And for yet another of her percolating projects, she's just la...

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