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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.”

DO YOU THINK Dakota makes for a good vampire — YAY or NAY?

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  • liz

    i thought jane was older than 14.
    maybe i was wrong?

  • Rina

    But I–somehow–personally think that Bella Thorne’s better!!

  • Cindy

    i think she could be jane, no doubt.

  • omg edward lova

    I think this i gay i apsolutly hate dakota fanning…i think someone who audition should be in th movies instead of her because she was so bad in her last movie nad it would ruin new moon and i am a twilight fanatic this is G-A-Y and i mean th horrible gay!!!!!:(

  • bek.

    amazing actress and the right age. but can she pull off being jane?
    charlotte’s web/war of the worlds/ even push are far from this role. jane is meant to be terrfying even just to look at. doesnt she look much too innocent?
    and even dying her hair – in the book it says that the body under cloak was almost black. i also think she’s too well known, everyone will be picturing her as “Fern” or “Rachel Ferrier”. That was what was so great about twilight: new actors/fresh faces – and it turned out amazing. I would say Jodelle Ferland would be the best actress for Jane.

  • Alice fey

    NAAAAAAAAY! SO NOOOOO! PLEASE NOT!

  • kaleen

    isn’t she too young for the role? i mean, i thought jane has this angelic face but not that young.

    maybe someone like leighton meester-ish kind of girl. just a suggestion. =)

  • http://www.youtube.com/RockrFilms BellaCullen

    I like Dakota as an actress, but not Jane.
    I thought Jane was older… like in her 20′s???
    I think they should go with a cast of ‘nobody’s’ and it would be better off. No name people might be better, seeing as how there was no star in ‘Twilight’. (now their stars, but that doesn’t count, lol)

  • Adrienne

    I think Dakota would be the perfect Jane.

  • Angiie]

    I love Dakota but I say No!
    Ella me parece demasiado joven para el papel:)
    XOXOXO.
    -A;*

  • Julia

    What’s with saying Dakota is to “star” in New Moon????? Rob, Kristen and Taylor are the “stars”. IF she gets the part, Jane has about 1 scene at the end of the story, it’s a tiny part. I think they should go with an unknown. I would be ticked if she took some of the pay that is well deserved for Rob and Kristen.

  • Justiceee

    i wont see it if she is in it.
    i dont like any movie she has ever been in.
    they will loose viewers if she is in it.
    i wont see it.

  • Justiceee

    i wont see it if she is in it.
    i dont like any movie she has ever been in.
    they will loose viewers if she is in it.
    i wont see it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1581621318#/profile.php?id=1607327645&ref=profile dizleey

    my friend in friendster tell me that she will be Jane Volturi

  • http://--- Luna

    it could be,, and want elijah for alec

  • Vanessa

    Why are people judging her, i mean has anyone seen her act as Jane yet? NO!
    Give her a chance, everyone was like that when Rob was cast as Edward (not me though!) and now suddenly everyone LOVES him!!! And when she’s in costume or whatever she may look different!
    You people are hypocrites, it aint your decision anyways (:

  • Alphadog69

    This is truly a tough one to think about, however there is no denying that Dakota is good, it’s hard to think of her as the bad a** b**** that Jane is.

    And further more, I agree with New Moon fan, at least the claims of Vanessa Ann Hudgens (also known for her photo scandal) aren’t true, maybe this claim isn’t either. I can’t imagine Chris Weitz just giving a role without even having auditions.

    Anyway, we’ll just have to be patient and see. And if she really plays the role of Jane, I doubt she’ll drag the movie down. She’s far too brilliant an actress to do so.

  • zanessaheart

    Nooooooooooooooooo! Pleaseeee dont let her be in new moonnn! She’ll kill the whole movieee! x

  • SMILE :)

    Acting wise i think she would amazing, but apperence wise i just dont know. She’s 14 yet she’s so tiny she looks 10, and honestly reading the books i imagined jane much older than 14. But if shes cast i think she will do a great job. She always does.

  • carolyn

    ok dakota better stay away from robert and taylor or else things will happen i hate her i wanted to be in new moon my agent was even going to get me an audition till they said no auditions will be held anymore ugh ugh ugh i hate the new director!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Gabriella

    i really hope she’ll get the paper, she’s really perfect for Jane and I like her so much <3
    I have to agree it kinda of isnt fair she dont even doing an audition but that what happens when the director already knows who its perfect for the character ^^’

  • lisa r

    i always pictured the volturi to be about as old as esme and carlisle.

    but i guess if the directors are going for a teen the Dakota would be perfect. She’s an amazing actress. No one wanted the actors who played the characters for twilight to be who they were, but they did an amazing job and I’m glad with who they chose!

    -Lisa

  • http://www.myspace.com/charlifoolbear Alice

    I actually think she’ll be great. She’s really a great actress, and I’m a HUGE fan of the saga…I didn’t imagine her of course, but I think she’ll be amazing if she does it.

  • Lisa

    I like her! She should play the vampire

  • naana,

    hm.
    shes ok i think!:)

  • precious

    YAY

  • alli

    NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! NOT RIGHT! i walked around my town asking people if i would be good for the role of jane, and the majority said i would be perfect!!! the rest said YES or great! my soul would break………..

  • vicky

    omfg she’s so perfect as jane and an amazing actress.
    I WANT HER !!!

  • naeryna

    I just had to write my comment after reading all of those already written. I am a Twilight fan, read the books few times, and I was thrilled when I saw the news about Dakota. I actually think the Twilight movie itself was quite good, maybe not traditional, but the books are also something else and it would be a shame if they turned a movie into just another Hollywood blockbuster. Both Kristen and Robert did a great job, considering their roles were quite unusual and if you ask me, not easy to play. And I was thrilled to see that changing a director will only bring some good things into the movie. C mon, people, the girl can act! She will do her best and I think she is a much better choice than many other spoiled actresses there are in Hollywood these days. Just take some time and watch some of her movies. She is only 14, but she puts her heart and soul into her characters. I believe this will be a challenge for her, and I hope she does a gret job!

  • http://justjared.buzznet.com/2009/01/21/dakota-fanning-new-moon/ noo!!!!!

    NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    i hate her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    she cant play jane!!!!!!!!!!
    wow wait to wreck the movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    it suck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    i think they should pick someone not as famous like in the frist movie!
    i hate her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    she ruined new moon!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Coheed

    Worst idea ever, Dakota Fanning shouldn’t play Jane! Jodelle Ferland would the best actress for the role Jane!

  • may

    NNNNNNNOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!! This will be such a down fall to New Moon. And the book never said what type of hair color Jane’s actually is; so the directors should get their facts straight.

  • ♥ Wolf Chick ♥

    omfg……… DAKOTA NOOOOOOOOO EWWWWWWWWWWW

  • ♥ Wolf Chick ♥

    http://stephlesx13.deviantart.com/art/Jane-111305034 this is some one who would be THE BEST JANE!!

  • Sofi

    No, come on!!

    JANE IS NOT BLOND!

    And she isn’t 14 years old!!

  • Evern

    Someone said that compared to the other actors in new moon she would look like she’s twelve and it wasn’t fair that Taylor Lautner had to gain like 29 pounds to keep his role, but Jacob goes through a drastic physical change in New Moon. For Taylor to not change at all is inconceivable. Jane is supposed to look young She’s almost childlike in appearance in the book. I think Dakota would be a good choice. I was thinking maybe Abigail Breslin but she might not be able to play an evil character as well as Dakota just yet.

  • http://www.candissima.hi5 carol

    i think…….she’s so young!maybe she would be good at somthing like tha ..i don’t know ……but she’s cute

  • http://www.candissima.hi5 carol

    i think she’s so young for this part…i dn’t know maybe she would be good at something like tha.. but she’s so cute

  • TwilightFan2

    i think Anna Sophia Robb would be a better choice for Jane.. i could see a better Jane figure and personality then Dakota. Dakota doesn’t make the impression that she could pull off what Jane does. But i think Anna Sophia could.

    i think it would make the movie and the part better..
    expecially if they make eclipse and breaking dawn..
    ;)

  • Kris

    Jane?
    :S
    i don’t really like da idea.. ..
    i think she is too young for that role..
    i just thought that Jane was older.. :S
    well..
    Congrats Dakota!

  • Estevan

    I think fans of the books are being totally OUTRAGEOUS and RUDE NOW by saying things like “I don’t hate her, I just don’t like her” I’m like, what are your problems with her? Sorry but a lot of you’s didn’t like Taylor as Jacob or Robert as Edward or Kristen as Bella. So just shut the fuck up already. They all did good jobs at portraying the characters. She is a great fucking Actress she can totally play the part. I bet if the director of the movie, Chris Wietz picked some nobody you bitches would be the one’s to complain about his other choice as well. Just leave it well enough alone and don’t say she’s ugly and crap, because you just make yourself look like an ass. And give true Fanpires a bad name.

  • Twilightfan101

    Wow……. I want to be Jane!! Dakota will probably do a great job, but I would be SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO much better!!

  • Whatever

    Dakota sucks, what the freak,

    she should not be, what the crap!!

  • A-twilight-fan

    I did not image her to be Jane! God!

    well i also herd that Vanessa huggens might be in it too. Shes too nice! Why!

    And im glad that Jacob (Taylor Lautner) gets to take the wig off!

    Sorry if some people like his long wig, but i dont.

  • Noooooooo!

    I hate her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    shoot me in the head!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    life is mean!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    im sad. T-T

    damn Vanessa might be in it too?!?!

  • Noooooooo!

    noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!! I hate her!

  • Noooooooo!

    My Play

    ME: “I hate elavators, I hate helicopters, I hate prices, I hate pimples, I hate teachers…”

    Dakoda walks behined me…

    Dakoda: “What do you hate about me?”

    I look up and sing/scream, ” I…hate…every-thing-about-you!!!!!!!!!!!”

  • sadness

    Nooo! T-T
    im sad now! T-T
    Why!
    and the guy playing Aro, is the guy who played The Lycan off of The Underworld Rise of the Lycans.
    I thought of an old dued

    BTW: Hi, Savannah XD

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