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Elle Fanning to Play Ali MacGraw in 'Francis & The Godfather'!

Elle Fanning to Play Ali MacGraw in 'Francis & The Godfather'!

Elle Fanning is taking on a new role!

The 22-year-old Maleficent actress has been cast in Francis and the Godfather, a movie about the making of the classic mob movie, Variety reported on Tuesday (March 9).

Elle will play actor Ali MacGraw, who was married to Paramount’s head of production Robert Evans.

Here’s more about her, via the outlet: “Shortly after winning a Golden Globe award for promising newcomer, MacGraw starred in Paramount’s blockbuster hit Love Story, a role that earned her Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. She later met Steve McQueen on the set of The Getaway, where they fell in love and eventually got married.”

Barry Levinson is directing the behind-the-scenes drama about The Godfather, largely considered one of the best movies of all time.

Elle is one of the most exciting and versatile actresses out there. I am beyond thrilled that she has joined the terrific cast of Francis & The Godfather and will bring her unique talent to the film,” he said in a statement.

As previously announced, Oscar Isaac is portraying Francis Coppola, Jake Gyllenhaal is playing Bob Evans and Elisabeth Moss is playing Eleanor Coppola.

There’s also news about Elle‘s movie with sister Dakota Fanning.

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