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Tribeca: Why Dakota Fanning Doesn't Consider Herself a 'Famous Person'

10 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Watch: Elizabeth Banks Investigates Dakota Fanning in Chilling 'Every Secret Thing' Trailer When Dakota Fanning burst onto the scene at age seven in 2011's "I Am Sam," she already had the poise of a seasoned actress. Though she'd only appeared in small television roles, Fanning gave Sean Penn a run for his money as his astute daughter. (She stole most of their scenes together). For a while, Fanning had a corner on the market playing precocious children in bigger Hollywood productions. Now, with 55 credits to her name, Fanning has transcended that ability. Her recent choices have been decidedly risky: she's played a rape victim ("Hounddog"), delinquent teens ("Night Moves" and "The Runaways), and now a pregnant young woman alongside Richard Gere in "Franny," which recently premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. We caught up with Fanning to discuss her Hollywood childhood, her commitment to strong roles, »

- Emily Buder

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Theo James takes on comedy in War on Everyone

23 April 2015 3:52 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Theo James is following up the tragic drama of The Divergent Series: Insurgent with a lighter role in War on Everyone.

The dark comedy from writer John Michael McDonagh has Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña as New Mexico police officers on the run from crooks because of a blackmail scheme gone wrong.

McDonagh told The Hollywood Reporter: "It gives me great pleasure to declare War on Everyone with my fellow combatants, Michael Peña and Alexander Skarsgård,

"We look forward to the battles ahead, and we will go on with a spirit that fears nothing. That's Homer, by the way."

Production is underway in Albuquerque on War on Everyone, but no release date has been set yet.

James is currently starring opposite Dakota Fanning in Franny, which recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. »

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Franny Review | Tribeca 2015

21 April 2015 6:38 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Andrew Renzi nearly nails his feature debut with an outstanding performance from Richard Gere, but when the main character’s quest for redemption gives way to his addiction, the film loses sight of what put him in that position to begin with. Gere leads Franny as the title character, an extremely wealthy philanthropist supporting a children’s hospital. Since the sudden and tragic death of his closest friends, Mia and Bobby (Cheryl Hines and Dylan Baker), Franny’s become a bit of a hermit, holing up in a stunning hotel and drowning his sorrows in a drug addiction. However, when his friends’ daughter Olivia (Dakota Fanning) comes back to town, Franny becomes obsessed with righting his wrongs and recreating what he had with her parents. Gere absolutely commands the screen as Franny from start to finish. There's definitely something a bit suspect about his relationship with Mia, Bobby and Olivia, »

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Fortitude to handle Qed slate

21 April 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Cannes: Qed Holdings CEOs Sasha Shapiro and Anton Lessine have engaged Fortitude International to sell their slate that includes Rock The Kasbah and The Family Fang.

Nadine de Barros will commence talks with buyers on the Croisette after she and her Fortitude partners Robert Ogden Barnum and Daniel Wagner struck the deal with Qed Holdings.

The latter’s sales operation was severely compromised following the departure of Qed International founder Bill Block and sales John Friedberg. Shapiro and Lessine are involved in litigation with Block.

Qed International’s Cannes office will be operational as Shapiro, Lessine and director of legal and business affairs Alex Davis meet partners and distributors and join de Barros in strategic sales meetings.

De Barros and her team of vice-president of international Katie Irwin and new director of international sales and marketing Samantha Peel will premiere new footage of Jason Bateman’s The Family Fang starring Bateman, Nicole Kidman and [link »

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Meet the 2015 Tribeca Filmmakers #55 : Andrew Renzi Explores Guilt and Atonement with Richard Gere in 'Franny'

21 April 2015 4:22 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Meet the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers Director Andrew Renzi is a two-time Sundance shorts veteran and a Tribeca alumni, having premiered his documentary "Fishtail" at last year's festival. In his Tribeca return, Renzi has assembled a very promising cast headed by Richard Gere, who plays an aging hedonistic man ingratiating himself into the lives of a newlywed couple, played by Dakota Fanning and Theo James. Renzi has described the film as "part 'Scent of a Woman,' part 'Leaving Las Vegas,' part 'Cable Guy.'" Needless to say, we're intrigued. What's your film about in 140 characters or less?Franny "Francis" Watts is rich, he's handsome, and he's single, so what's the problem? The problem is he's sixty, and he’s not sure what he has to show for it. When Franny unwittingly causes the deaths of his two best friends, his entire sense of self crumbles. »

- Zack Sharf

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Sam Smith Opens Up About His Emotional Struggle With Weight Loss

20 April 2015 1:30 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Sam Smith on his weight loss: "Food controlled me" - Us Weekly Charlize Theron doesn't want women to fear aging - HuffPost Celebrity Michael B. Jordan steals the spotlight in his latest project - Lainey Gossip Johnny Depp is facing even more personal issues - Dlisted All these celebrities turned it out for the Boston Marathon - Et Gwyneth Paltrow's divorce has been finalized - JustJared Arrow star Katie Cassidy flaunts her bikini body - Hollywood Tuna Feast your eyes on Rihanna's latest music video - Pink Is the New Blog Read the latest crazy rumor about Christina Aguilera - The Superficial Watch Dakota Fanning give her best Popeye impression - The Blemish »

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Watch: New Trailer and Clip Arrive When 'Men Go To Battle' For the Civil War Film

20 April 2015 10:43 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: 5 Observations About the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Lineup War is coming, and so is a new look at the Civil War-era film "Men Go To Battle." A new trailer and clip for the Zachary Treitz directorial debut feature have arrived. Watch the trailer above. The clip is below.  "Men Go To Battle" follows brothers Henry, played by Tim Morton, and Frances, played by David Maloney, who have spent just too much time with each other on their struggling Kentucky farm. When Frances humiliates Henry in front of the daughter of a prestigious family, Henry joins the Union army. Separated for the first time in a long time, the brothers must face the coming challenges of the war alone.  "Men Go To Battle" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in the World Narrative Feature Competition.  Read More: New Films Starring James Franco, Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning to Premiere at »

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Dakota Fanning reveals she gets mistaken for an Olsen twin

20 April 2015 12:05 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Dakota Fanning gets mistaken for one of the Olsen twins. The 21-year-old actress - who starred alongside Tom Cruise in 'War Of The Worlds' - has revealed her neighbours in Manhattan, New York, confuse her for celebrity twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, 28, because of their strikingly similar physical traits. She shared: ''There's a man on my corner who thinks I'm an Olsen. He'll yell, 'Hey Olsen!' at me. It's really funny.'' As well as pursuing her career as an actress, Dakota has also been studying part-time at New York University, where her major is Women In Film. Dakota explained where the inspiration for her work came from, telling Nylon magazine: ''There aren't a lot of movies that are made for women - they always want to insert something so the guys will go. ''A director that I worked with, Naomi Foner, once said, 'Somebody decided a »

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Dakota Fanning Reveals What She Can Live With, and Without, at 21 (photos!)

19 April 2015 5:35 AM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Dakota Fanning, known to millions as the precocious kid in movies like “I Am Sam” and “War of the Worlds,” is all grown up. She turned 21 last month and reveals in a new interview what she can live with–and without–as her career as an adult actress begins. Fanning shows her new-found maturity in a series of stunning–and very grownup– photos in Nylon magazine, leaving no doubt that she’s a big girl now. ...Read More »

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Every Secret Thing trailer: Dakota Fanning caught up in kidnapping

17 April 2015 8:40 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Banks and Diane Lane find themselves caught up in a kidnapping investigation in the Every Secret Thing trailer.

The adaptation of author Laura Lippman's crime novel centres on two teenagers, Ronnie and Alice (Fanning and Australian actress Danielle Macdonald), who were sentenced with jail time for kidnapping a child when they were younger.

Dakota Fanning: 'I'm not going to flaunt my private life'

Shortly after their release from prison, another kidnapping takes place in their town, leaving the newly-freed Ronnie and Alice under suspicion once again.

Banks has been cast as the detective investigating the new kidnapping case, while Lane portrays Ronnie's over-protective mother.

Enough Said scribe Nicole Holofcener has adapted Every Secret Thing for director Amy J Berg (West of Memphis).

Every Secret Thing opens on May 15 in the Us and July 22 in the UK. »

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Nate Parker Co-Investigates the Disappearance of Common's Daughter in Trailer for 'Every Secret Thing'

17 April 2015 3:23 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

"Every Secret Thing" is a crime film directed by Amy J. Berg and written by Nicole Holofcener, that's based on the 2004 novel of the same name written by Laura Lippman, which centers on the investigation into a series of missing children and the prime suspects: 2 young women who, 7 years prior, were institutionalized for the death of an infant. The film stars Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Danielle Macdonald, Nate Parker, and Common; Lane plays the role of Helen Manning, the mother of Alice Manning, an 18-year-old girl (Macdonald) who becomes a suspect in the disappearance of a missing child. Banks plays Detective Nancy Porter, who is investigating the case, and who »

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Dakota Fanning Has "Made Peace" With Child Star Past, Says She's Mistaken for An Olsen

17 April 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

It's been 14 years since Dakota Fanning stole our hearts in "I Am Sam," but now, she finally has come to terms with her child star past. The 21-year-old star graces the cover of the May issue of Nylon, where she opens up about how it feels to be seen as a child actor, even though she's an adult. "I've made my peace with the fact that there will be some people who, for the rest of my life, will believe I'm, like, 9 years old," she tells the mag. "I have this joke that I'm literally going to be 35, married, and pregnant and people are still going to say, 'Oh my god, you grew up so fast! I can't believe it!'" "And yeah, sometimes when you're 21 years old and people are still saying that, you just want to rip your hair out. But I'm Ok with it," she says. "I know who I am. »

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Dakota Fanning Makes Peace With Her Child Star Past: Some People Will Always Think of Me as 9 Years Old

17 April 2015 5:05 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Dakota Fanning is all grown up. Nearly two decades after she starred opposite Sean Penn in I Am Sam, the actress opens up to Nylon's May issue about how it feels to be seen as a child star, even though she's an adult. "I've made my peace with the fact that there will be some people who, for the rest of my life, will believe I'm, like, 9 years old. I have this joke that I'm literally going to be 35, married, and pregnant and people are still going to say, 'Oh my god, you grew up so fast! I can't believe it!' And yeah, sometimes when you're 21 years old and people are still saying that, you just want to rip your hair out. But I'm Ok with it," she says. "I know who I »

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Doc Director Amy Berg Takes on Teen Witch Hunt in Feature Debut Every Secret Thing [Trailer]

16 April 2015 4:30 PM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

Generally speaking, a movie like Every Secret Thing would end up on some backburner list somewhere as a reminder of something to catch up with eventually. Thing is that Every Secret Thing has so much talent behind it, it's instantly made the other list. The one of movies to watch as soon as possible.

Adapted from Laura Lippman's novel by acclaimed writer/director Nicole Holofcener, the movie stars Dakota Fanning and Danielle Macdonald as Ronnie and Alice, teen girls who, in their youth, were responsible for the kidnapping and death of a child. They've been incarcerated for eight years and a mere days after their release and return home, another child disappears and the girls are the key suspects in the investigation which is being led by Nancy Porter (Elizabeth Banks), t [Continued ...] »

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Sony Buys Kelly Reichardt Drama Starring Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams

16 April 2015 10:59 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has bought worldwide rights for Kelly Reichardt’s untitled Montana-set drama, starring Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams and James LeGros.

The film, which revolves around the lives of people in a small town, is based on short stories by Maile Meloy. Shooting in Montana wrapped recently. Stewart portrays a lawyer from Boise, Idaho, who takes a teaching job several hours from her house. She develops a friendship with a local woman who’s auditing her class.

Neil Kopp and Anish Savjani are producing the project. Reichardt most recently directed “Night Moves” with Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning.

The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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Dakota Fanning is a kidnapper in ‘Every Secret Thing’ trailer

16 April 2015 8:31 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Amy Berg is a rising filmmaker who started her career on a documentary hot streak with the docs West of Memphis and Deliver Us From Evil, and now she’s adapting her first full feature with a story that’s ripped from the headlines.

Every Secret Thing is a Fincher-esque thriller starring Dakota Fanning as a teenager just released from prison after having kidnapped a baby when she was just a young girl. Now a new child has gone missing just three miles from where the first kidnapping took place, and a detective (Elizabeth Banks) suspects Fanning. Here’s the full synopsis:

Every Secret Thing is a psychological crime thriller produced byAcademy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (Fargo), which premiered in the Spotlight section at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Directed by Amy J. Berg (Deliver Us from Evil, West of Memphis) and written by Nicole Holofcener (Friends With Money, Enough Said »

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The 2015 Indiewire Tribeca Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival

16 April 2015 6:32 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Lineup & Pre-fest Announcements Tribeca: Watch Indiewire Talk to Ethan Hawke, Taylor Schilling, Olivia Wilde and More at the Apple Store Steve Buscemi, Whoopi Goldberg and More Set as 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Jurors Tribeca Film Institute Announces Participants for 4th Annual 'Tfi Interactive' Tribeca Film Festival Announces Disruptive Innovation Award Honorees 'Goodfellas' 25th Anniversary Reunion to Close 2015 Tribeca Film Festival George Lucas, Christopher Nolan, Stephen Colbert and More Set for Tribeca Film Festival Panels Tribeca 2015 Unveils Innovation Programming Lineup, Featuring Talks From Top CEOs and Scientists New Films Starring Oscar Isaac, Glenn Close and Kristen Stewart Added to 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Lineup New Films Starring James Franco, Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning to Premiere at 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Tribeca Film Festival Will Open with 'Saturday Night Live' Documentary 'Live From New York!' News Coming soon! Meet The »

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First Trailer For Every Secret Thing

16 April 2015 5:30 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Fresh from the Tribeca Film Festival where it played to full screens comes Every Secret Thing, a new thriller starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks and Dakota Fanning. The film has a first trailer that you can watch below. Just click the big ‘play’ button and let it weave it dark, trailer-y spell. Directed by Amy Berg (Deliver Us From Evil) and produced by Frances McDormand, this thriller has a female focus the genre is not always known for. For screenwriter Nicole Holofcener, director of Enough Said and Friends With Money, this is a shift into darker terrain with a story of child abduction that sees Banks as a detective investigating a missing child. Fanning plays the prime suspect in the abduction, 18-year-old Veronica ‘Ronnie’ Fuller. Danielle Macdonald is her fellow prime suspect, Alice Manning. Lane plays Alice's mother, bristling as Banks' 'tec comes knocking, suspecting the worst of her daughter. »

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First trailer for Every Secret Thing starring Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Banks

16 April 2015 5:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The first trailer for director Amy Berg’s (An Open Secret, Prophet’s Prey) feature debut Every Secret Thing has arrived online, which you can check out below. The film stars Dakota Fanning (Night Moves), Diane Lane (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games), Nate Parker (About Alex), and Common (Selma).

Every Secret Thing is a psychological crime thriller produced by Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (Fargo), which premiered in the Spotlight section at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Directed by Amy J. Berg (Deliver Us from Evil, West of Memphis) and written by Nicole Holofcener (Friends With Money, Enough Said), it is based on a 2004 novel of the same name by New York Times best-selling author Laura Lippman about the chilling consequences of the secrets we keep. The film stars Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Danielle Macdonald, Nate Parker, and Common.

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Watch: Elizabeth Banks Investigates Dakota Fanning in Chilling 'Every Secret Thing' Trailer

15 April 2015 1:36 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Watch: Amy Berg Explores Polygamy in Exclusive Sundance 'Prophet's Prey' Clip Filmmaker Amy Berg has found remarkable success as the documentarian behind acclaimed hits such as the Oscar-nominated "Deliver Us From Evil," but she's about to change things up considerably with her first feature-length drama, "Every Secret Thing." Fortunately for Berg, she's got a handful of Hollywood's most successful women on her side, including screenwriter Nicole Holofcener, producer Frances McDormand and stars Elizabeth Banks and Dakota Fanning. The psychological crime thriller revolves around a detective (Banks) who failed to save the life of a missing child from the hands of two young girls (Fanning and Danielle Macdonald). Eight years after the initial incident, another child goes missing in the same town just as the two convicted girls are released from juvenile detention. As the detective races to prevent history from repeating itself, she gets »

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