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Dakota Fanning To Star in 'New Moon'

Dakota Fanning To Star in 'New Moon'

Dakota Fanning is likely to star in New Moon, the upcoming sequel to Twilight.

E!‘s Marc Malkin reports the the 14-year-old actress is well on her way to play Jane, a member of bloodsucking killer group Italy’s Volturi. The casting notice describes Jane as a petite blonde with a “Botticelli angel-like face…[and] crimson irises.”

“There were no auditions,” a source reveals. “They just offered it to her outright, and now they’re in negotiations. They’ve been going back and forth.”

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  • http://www.graphics-spot.webs.com Emily

    ehh..i cant see dakota as jane. i cant see her in twilight at all. she just seems too sweet. i pictured jane with like bright red hair and a fiercer face. she just..doesnt look the part to me. like when i saw the main cast, they fit my images of them perfectly but dakota..noo. not really

  • Nadia

    hell no
    her and vanessa hudgens are gonna ruin the movie.

  • Christine

    Jane isn’t 14 years-old!
    Is no one commenting on that fact? I was imagining Jane some.. oh, I dunno.. 20 years older!

    I want to see more of Dakota, and New Moon would be fine.. But.. Jane? That’s so randomm.

  • Psychochick

    She’s annoying. Please Ana Sophia Robb instead!

  • otaotaota

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

  • Rebecca

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    no no no no!!!! she is ALLLLLL WRONG!!!!!!

  • Team_edward_4ever

    If Dakota Fanning as Jane who is going to be Alec?????

  • http://yahoo.com Team_edward_4ever

    Ummmmmm “Christine” I have to tell you that in the book Jane is actually 12 so she is supposed to be younger.

  • Briana

    ok I think Dakota is an amazing actress and I have no doubt that she could play Jane because she has proven time and time again how great an actress she is. Jane is supposed to look young and be short and skinny so that part of her appearance is not my concern. My concern is the blond hair. I mean I always pictured Jane as a brunette not a blond. But I think just like all of Dakota’s other movies like Push, Hide and Seek, Man on Fire and a few other thrillers she will be great in the role. Hopefully they can find someone who looks enough like her to play Alec.

  • FLORENCIA

    OMG! I totally disagree with that !
    it’s just not fair to give a part in a movie with NO AUDITIONS!
    besides, she defenitely does not fit for Jane !
    I just imagined Jane older than Edward, at least! And this girl is only 14 .

    no no no and more NO!

  • ms_ventimiglia^^

    Ehm..ehmm.. I like Dkota. she’z a great actress, but NO!! She’z to young.. Jane is about 17 years old, i guess.. It doezn’t fit…

  • LuckyL

    Briana @ 01/22/2009 at 8:21 pm

    ok I think Dakota is an amazing actress and I have no doubt that she could play Jane because she has proven time and time again how great an actress she is. Jane is supposed to look young and be short and skinny so that part of her appearance is not my concern. My concern is the blond hair. I mean I always pictured Jane as a brunette not a blond. But I think just like all of Dakota’s other movies like Push, Hide and Seek, Man on Fire and a few other thrillers she will be great in the role. Hopefully they can find someone who looks enough like her to play Alec.
    _________

    I’ve heard fans say that her hair is supposed to be blond. I’ve also read light brown. And the last thing I read was dark brown. I guess there’s just too many assertions on which is Jane’s hair color to really be sure.

  • JJ

    Wow that was a shock but good luck to her.

  • skdk

    NAY!

  • Twiflyfan

    This is not right. i know she’s suposed to be petite and youg-ish but she is way to young to play Jane. i think it’s a bad idea to have her as jane.

  • clara

    absoluetly not. she will take away from the movie and its story.

  • cjean

    In New Moon her hair color is described as pale brown. The author has also stated that she and Alec were “changed” very young. The Volturi wanted to wait til they were older, but they were forced to change them while “very young”.

    If you care, go to Twilight Lexicon, and full bios of the characters are assembled from the book and the correspondence with the author. If anyone knows who and what the characters “are”, it would be the author.

    Dakota Fanning fits it perfectly, if anything she’ll be getting a little old by Breaking Dawn.

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  • nicole b

    I think she is way too young for the role.

  • girl5

    She’s a great actress and would be a great Jane!

  • Laura

    i like Dakota but i dont think i would like her as Jane, i think Jane needs to be a little more grown up and have kind or a beautiful yet evil look to her like a sly or something like that

  • Laura

    Ana Sophia Robb she would be good but i like dakota she can act so w.e

  • Twilightlover

    She is NOT Jane! She cant be! She looks like shes 12! I love her as an actress but shes nothing like the Jane i pictured. Plus to find a actor who looks like her to play Alec, would be like impossible.

  • Sara b

    What about annasophia robb??

  • Leticia

    well, I’m very surprised about this possibility of dakota play jane, ’cause when the rumors about the cast of new moon have started, I imediatelly thank in dakota as jane volturi. of course, she is a pretty good actress, and I’m sure that she could do it very well.

  • flow18

    but she’s 14 is too little :S

  • MARTU

    I WAS FAN OF DAKOTA.. BUT NOW I AM EXTREMELLY DISAPPOINTED. HAS SHE CONSUMED DRUGS? HAS SHE OPERATED HER BOOPS? SHE IS 14 PEOPLE. TAKE CONCIOUS. SHE IS DESTRYOED. POOR LITTLE GIRL. WE HATE YOU BLONDIE.
    BYE BYE
    X.O.X.O
    GOSSIP GIRL.

    POOR SILLY LITTLE FUCKING BLONDE

  • edwardspillow

    she could do it….justt that shes gonna be thejbitch that hurts edward in the end!!!..and stares bella down!..she could have it in her to be a bitch…but like she loks to nice<and too young to be jane..but i coyld also see her as jane!

  • Sam

    Dakota Fanning is such a perfect fit to play Jane in New Moon! No casting needed.

  • Katie

    NO! NO! NO!
    NOT DAKOTA!!!
    that can’t be true becuase friend has audition for it
    she can’t be it! nO!

  • Erin

    I think Dakota would be cool as Jane. Also I wish people would quit calling New Moon the sequel. It’s the next chapter in the saga, not the end of it!

  • renee

    i like dakota! when i heard they were making a twilight aa movie..i thought about her playing jane in new moon…now it might be possible!yay!

  • lorena

    of course!! she has a lot of potential she´s pretty and over all she is a great actress! she´s perfect for the movie

  • MAI

    Mm, well, i think dacota would do a great job .

  • http://JUSTJARED.COM HILLARY

    im a fan of dakota fanning and i think she’s an amazing actress! i cant imagine her playing jane though. i imagine jane being much older and her face more vicious or frightful. but im looking forward to see her try. i know she can pull it off! she can pull off any role.

  • laguna

    nope… i don’t know what it is but something annoys me so much about her =S

  • Martylovesmusik

    No Way!!! She’s too young and looks it too =( Bad choice I’m sure there is a lot more actresses that would be better for the part .

  • jaden

    Dakota an adorable child turned beautiful teenager, is in the big league of the greats. She will easily take on this new role and will be exciting to see her in such a different genre. I hope she remains in the business and makes the correct path to always be a great!

  • http://www.shadowcascade.piczo.com Ruthhannahx3

    Argh! no! Dakota CANT be JANE! This is mad >;@

  • http://www.shadowcascade.piczo.com Ruthhannahx3

    Argh! no! Dakota CANT be JANE! This is mad >;@

  • http://www.hyves.nl Mirjam

    NAY!, she doesn’t belong in such kind of film,

  • Jess

    i like how the majority of the actors in twilight were unknown to me (with the exception of rob pattinson (HP4, Vanity Fair), kristen stewart (Panic Room, Into the WIld), cam (The OC), taylor (cheaper by the dozen 2)
    But, unlike with the Vanessa Hudgens rumour, i dont mind the idea of Dakota. shes not what i imagined Jane to be like, because i didn’t actually picture her as a child just a very very short woman, but i think Dakota will do a good job within hogging the limelight (how can she when Rob or Taylor are in the film). However i don’t think I’ve ever seen her in a film – unless she was in War of the Worlds, which you can’t blame her for that film being absolutely awful (eek, Tom Cruise – can only stand him in ‘Interview with a vampire’ and ‘minority report’

    so back to my point – good luck to dakota i’m sure she’ll do well!

  • bROOKE

    i mean shes a good actress and all. but i dont think its meant for her.
    someone way different. thats not how i picture jane at all.

  • Twilightandjoliefan

    yesss!!
    at least there will be someone else i know in the 2nd movie if she gets it
    i dont know any other child actress that can be as good as Dakota
    shes a really good actress!

    but either way whoever it is, im still so excited for New Moon!

  • Boxxy

    Nay!
    I am sorry, but I am completely against Dakota Fanning as Jane.
    I don’t feel she’s suitable for the part. Then again, I don’t know who would be off the bat.

  • Becca

    oh no, they should have other girls audition first then chose.

  • ADRIANA ;

    OOOOH FUCK NO.
    shes to ugly to play Jane.
    and Jane is supposed to be Brown haired.
    DUMB FUCKS.
    dakota looks like she was born outta a donkey’s vagina
    not a human one. :)

  • dasa

    She’s an amazing actress & i hope she gets the part.
    & if Jane is brown haired, but her hair is actually like a dirty blond, so WHAT ? ever heard of DYEING her hair ?

    I would be glad if Dakota was Jane, but what ran through my mine also is that maybe she’s too famous.
    See, we didn’t know much of Kristen Stewart until Twilight.
    Same for Robert Pattinson.

    But I think Dakota will be very good as Jane, since she is an amazing actress.
    What other actor newbie can we get instead of Dakota ?

  • TeamJacob!

    Yea! I always hated New Moon (not sure why i guess it didn’t go fast enough for me) but now with Dakota playing Jane i might just go see it.

  • cjean

    Whatever Jared did to the picture is ridiculous. There’s no blood when they bite and the teeth are not like a snaggle toothed tigers. Even if Stephanie Meyer’s vampires had fangs, they’re in the wrong place. Vampire fangs are the canines, not the front teeth.

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