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BTWF roles: Elle Fanning in I am Sam
March 21st, 2013 under Before They Were Famous, Dakota and Elle Fanning. [ Comments: none ]

Before we knew that Elle Fanning was Dakota’s younger sister, she was playing the younger version of her sister in I am Sam. How absolutely awwwwdorable is the 2 year old in that 2001 movie.


Elle Fanning got a Ryan Gosling coloring book for Christmas
March 21st, 2013 under Dakota and Elle Fanning. [ Comments: none ]

Elle Fanning was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live yesterday and the ABC host asked her if she has a boyfriend or any crushes. The 14 year old giggled like a school girl when she admitted that she has a thing for Ryan Gosling. In fact she also let him know that her mother got her the Ryan Gosling coloring book for Christmas. The teen was so happy with her gift that she made sure to rewatch all of his movies to get the coloring of his shirts correct. Because no one would want to see the actor in the wrong colored shirt.
Hopefully in 4 years when she is of legal age and he is twice her’s, he will consider taking her on a date. That is if she is still interested in him because a lot can happen to someone in their high school years.
BTW I love that she is such an endearing a teenager who acts her age and not like she is 14 going 50. That makes the extremely talented actress even more lovable.


Elle Fanning is so awwwdorable talking about her first on-screen kiss!
December 24th, 2012 under Dakota and Elle Fanning. [ Comments: none ]

Elle Fanning was on The Tonight Show on Friday and Jay Leno asked her about getting her first on-screen kiss! As soon as he started asking her the question, she started to giggle and blush about it and that was just so cute to watch. It’s almost as though the 14 year old was telling her friends about her first kiss with that boy she likes likes as compared to the TV world. Seriously how refreshing was it to see a teen star act like a teenager and not like a grown up?
BTW I think she really has a long future in this business, she is just so talented and likable. Even more so than her sister, who I think had such potential but some how blew it along the way with bad movie choices.


Dakota Fanning did not go short
September 14th, 2011 under Dakota and Elle Fanning. [ Comments: none ]

When Dakota Fanning was photographed with short hair on the set of Now is Good, a lot people thought she really cut off her long blonde locks. Well as you can see in the above photo it was just a wig. If she wouldn’t shave her head for My Sister’s Keeper, why would she cut it short for another film. Personally I think she needs to change up that hairstyle because it does nothing for her.


Dakota Fanning’s Hounddog put to sleep!?!
February 19th, 2007 under Dakota and Elle Fanning. [ Comments: 3 ]

"Hounddog," the simply awful movie in which 12-year-old Dakota Fanning’s character is raped, has no buyers. "No one wants it after the terrible reviews," one distributor told me, just as we were sitting down to see another disaster, J.P. Schaefer’s "Chapter 27." Indeed, the people associated with The Weinstein Company, IFC Films and First Look were among those who instantly agreed that they had no interest in "Hounddog." At this rate, this exercise in bad taste may wind up being a DVD collector’s item. Same thing for "Chapter 27," from which many fled before it ended in the two audiences that have seen it. Meanwhile, the producers of "Hounddog" trotted out 12-year-old Fanning yesterday to defend the film in places like USA Today and at another press conference. It’s come to that, apparently. The people who should be answering questions, however, are Fanning’s parents, and the parents of the other children in the film. Indeed, 12-year-old Cody Hanford, who plays Fanning’s boyfriend in the provocative and poorly written outing, may actually become more of the focus than even the star. In the film, his character lures Fanning’s into a barn and then watches as she’s raped. Hanford and Fanning also have numerous kissing scenes, some in which they’re half-dressed. Yesterday, Variety’s Todd McCarthy was one of several reviewers who echoed my complaints about the hoary plot, terrible dialogue and clichés marking every scene. With the above mentioned distributors out, it’s unlikely now that any major will take "Hounddog." And that’s just as well, considering that its release is sure to spark more outrage, protests and calls for investigations. The strange part is that, in the long run, the movie itself is only offensive because it’s so bad. The real culprits aren’t the filmmakers, but the parents of the young actors. Yesterday I spoke to Joy Pervis, the Atlanta agent who discovered Dakota and her sister, Elle. She’s since signed Cody and Isabelle Fuhrmann, the other child in the film. Pervis told me she’s basically in favor of the film and trusts the Fannings’ judgment. "They’re a good Christian family," she said. But plenty of publicists who’ve worked on movies with either Fanning girl have stories about their mother, Joy. "She’s a real stage mother," one of them said at the screening. "The negotiations just go on and on." But back to "Hounddog." Since I am one of the few who’ve actually seen it, let me explain something important. There is no point that I can find to the child’s rape. Once it happens, it’s never discussed. The culprit is never accused or apprehended. The child never tells her story to anyone. There’s no great moment of revelation that could possibly help someone who’s watching the film. It’s simply there for shock value. The fact that Kampmeier and the producers have somehow conned rape-assistance groups into using the movie as a public-service announcement is bizarre to me. But I guess it’s no more bizarre than using Dakota Fanning as the public defender of the indefensible.


Amen! Even though the critics said the rape scene was not that bad, it was still was, in my opinon, too much for a 12 year old girl with so much talent to go through for a role. I wonder how her mom and agent, who made her do it for a possible Oscar, feel now that her movie will most likely go straight-to-DVD only! 


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