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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.

Elle Fanning Turns Heads For Golden Globes 2021

Elle Fanning shows off her gorgeous look for the 2021 Golden Globes on Sunday (February 28).

The 22-year-old actress is actually in London to film season two of her show The Great, and snapped some photos as she made a virtual appearance.

Elle was nominated at the awards ceremony for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in The Great, but she unfortunately didn’t take home the award this year.

The Hulu series was also up for Best Comedy Series and her co-star Nicholas Hoult was nominated for Best Actor, but both lost out as well.

“Dressed up for a night in for the @goldenglobes Thank you to my beautiful hair and makeup team on the show @erinayanianmonroe and @glynnlorraine They transform me into Catherine every day on set and are a part of this special day! @garethgatrell is our mega stills photographer on The Great and we had such a fun time taking these photos. Thank you @alessandro_michele for this glorious dress! I heart @gucci forever! And sparkling @leightonjewels,” she captioned images of her look on Instagram.

FYI: Elle is wearing a Gucci dress and Fred Leighton jewelry.

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Elle & Dakota Fanning's Sister Movie 'The Nightingale' Delayed Again

Dakota and Elle Fanning are delaying their upcoming movie together again, Deadline is reporting.

The Nightingale is set on the eve of World War II and follows the sisters’ struggle to survive and resist the German occupation of France. The story was inspired by the courageous women of the French Resistance who helped downed Allied airmen escape Nazi-occupied territory and hid Jewish children.

The actress sisters would have played sisters in the movie, too, which is based on Kristin Hannah‘s novel of the same name.

The flick was pushed to December 22 of this year, because of the COVID=19 pandemic. Now, Sony has opted to move it again.

This time the movie is set for a December 23, 2022 release.

Meanwhile, Elle is getting ready to start filming on season two of The Great. See the first look photo now!

Elle Fanning Bares Pregnant Belly In First Image From 'The Great' Season Two

Elle Fanning shows off her fake pregnant belly on the first image from the second season of Hulu’s The Great.

The 22-year-old actress put the belly on display as the second season will showcase Catherine’s first pregnancy.

“Cooking up something special for season 2 #TheGreat #firstlook,” Elle teased fans on her Instagram page.

Also starring Nicholas Hoult, The Great centers on the rise of Catherine the Great while she was hoping for love and sunshine, she finds instead a dangerous, depraved, backward world that she resolves to change.

Now, all she has to do is kill her husband, beat the church, baffle the military and get the court onside.

If you didn’t see, Elle, Nicholas and the series were all nominated for Golden Globe Awards. See the full list of nominations here!

Stay tuned for the official premiere date for season two!

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Elle Fanning Shows Her Eczema Flare-Up on Social Media, Praised for Not Using Photoshop

Elle Fanning is getting real on social media and showing her eczema flare-up on her Instagram.

“Eczema but make it eye shadow 😜,” the 22-year-old actress posted along with a series of photos highlighting her flare. If you don’t know, eczema is a condition that can cause redness and itchiness on your skin.

Fans quickly praised Elle for not using filters or photo shopping herself and showing what’s really going on. “thank you for not using like a dozen filters, its so nice seeing real normal skin texture on this app and it makes me feel good about myself,” one user wrote.

Meanwhile, in other Elle news, fans noticed that is has been over a year since we’ve seen her with her celeb boyfriend.

Elle Fanning Says Kids Made Fun of Her 'Eccentric' Sense of Style

Elle Fanning is on the cover of C Magazine, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a special issue.

Here’s what the 22-year-old actress had to say…

On starring in The Great: “There’s a very dark side to me that is irreverent and weird, that really likes to go there and push people’s buttons, that kind of likes to toe the line of what’s questionable. Making it felt cathartic, because it felt like I finally got to show that side.”

On her sense of style: “When I was young, I was allowed to be eccentric. My mom would let me put on crazy outfits and go to school. I think I had an appetite for it more than Dakota did. There are things that I would wear, and she would say, ‘That looks insane.’ Kids definitely made fun of me, but I didn’t care.”

On getting into producing, and her future in acting: “It’s a process. Your emails are flooded. You’re cc’d on a lot of things. I’m still finding my voice in it, but you learn that nobody has the right answers. You have to try so many things…I can’t think of not acting. Every day, they’re still picking me for jobs, and there are so many things I haven’t done.”

Elle is also going to be taking on this much-buzzed about role!

For more from Elle, head to MagazineC.com.

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Elle Fanning to Play Michelle Carter in Hulu Series About Texting Suicide Case

Elle Fanning will be starring in the upcoming Hulu series The Girl From Plainville, which is inspired by the true story of Michelle Carter and her controversial “texting-suicide” case.

Based off of the Esquire article of the same name by Jesse Barron, the limited series will explore Carter’s relationship with Conrad Roy III and the events that led to his death and, later, her controversial conviction of involuntary manslaughter.

Elle will serve as an executive producer on the project alongside writers and showrunners Liz Hannah (The Post) and Patrick Macmanus (Dr. Death).

This is Elle‘s second series for Hulu following The Great, which premiered earlier this year. That show was renewed for a second season last month.

Check out the fun video that Elle and her older sister Dakota Fanning posted the other day!