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Dakota Fanning To Star; Kirsten Dunst To Direct 'The Bell Jar'

Dakota Fanning To Star; Kirsten Dunst To Direct 'The Bell Jar'

Dakota Fanning is set to star in The Bell Jar movie adaption, Deadline reports.

The 21-year-old actress will star as Esther Greenwood in the flick, which will be directed by Kirsten Dunst.

If you don’t know, “The Bell Jar” by Sylvia Plath made a big impact in the 1960s after it was published.

The book is set in the 1950s and follows Esther, who takes an internship at a magazine in New York City and, after she returns home to Boston, begins to suffer from mental illness.

Dakota Fanning Spreads a Message of Positivity

Dakota Fanning Spreads a Message of Positivity

Dakota Fanning chats on the phone while taking a stroll on Tuesday afternoon (July 12) in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City.

Earlier in the week, the 22-year-old actress posted an important message of positivity and love to her Instagram.

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“Call someone and tell them you love them. Right now. Just because. We can learn the most in times of darkness if we allow ourselves to. Love is always stronger,” Dakota wrote, along with a photo of some beautiful flowers.

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Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning Reunite at 'Cafe Society' Premiere

Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning Reunite at 'Cafe Society' Premiere

Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning hit the red carpet for the Cafe Society movie premiere on Wednesday (July 13) in New York City.

The ladies starred together in the movies Twilight and The Runaways and Dakota stepped out to support Kristen at the Cinema Society premiere of her new film.

Kristen was also spotted posing with the film’s director Woody Allen.

After the screening, Kristen changed into a casual outfit to attend the after party held at the Carlyle.

FYI: Kristen is wearing a Chanel dress.

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Elle Fanning Gets Support From Sister Dakota At 'Neon Demon' Premiere!

Elle Fanning Gets Support From Sister Dakota At 'Neon Demon' Premiere!

Elle Fanning strikes a pose alongside her sister Dakota while attending the after party for the premiere of her latest film The Neon Demon held at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Tuesday (June 14) in Los Angeles.

The 18-year-old actress and Dakota, 22, were joined by her co-stars Jena Malone, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Bella Heathcote, writer-director Nicolas Winding Refn, as well as Weston Cage, designer Jeremy Scott, Chiara Ferragni, and Christina‘s hubby Geoffrey Arend.

That same day, Elle celebrated her high school graduation in California. “Congrats to the grad! #biglittlesister,” Dakota captioned with her Instagram post.


FYI: Elle is wearing a Dolce & Gabbana dress. Dakota is wearing a Monique Lhuillier dress. Christina is wearing a Jenny Packham dress. Jena is wearing a dress by Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini. Bella is wearing a Alexander McQueen dress paired with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, Repossi jewelry and Calvin Klein clutch.

40+ pics inside of Dakota Fanning and others at the premiere of Neon DemonMore Here! »

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Dakota Fanning Soaks Up Sun in Strapless Look

Dakota Fanning Soaks Up Sun in Strapless Look

Dakota Fanning crosses the street with coffee in hand during a sunny outing on Friday (June 3) in New York City.

The 22-year-old actress wore a short strapless look that day as she enjoyed the warm spring weather.

Earlier in the week, she had worn a similar summery look with pastel blue dress as she strolled through the city with a friend.

Between outings, Dakota glammed up for a Chanel Fine Jewelry dinner at the New York Public Library.

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Amandla Stenberg Adds Some Color to Chanel Dinner with Dakota Fanning

Amandla Stenberg Adds Some Color to Chanel Dinner with Dakota Fanning

Amandla Stenberg wears a blue and white dress while attending the Chanel Fine Jewelry dinner on Thursday (June 2) at the New York Public Library in New York City.

The 17-year-old former The Hunger Games actress was joined at the event by Dakota Fanning, who stuck to the black and white theme going on with many of the other attendees.

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While Dakota was in the Big Apple for the fashion event, her younger sister Elle was supporting another brand in London!

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Elle Fanning Enjoys Ice Cream After Finishing Final High School Class

Elle Fanning Enjoys Ice Cream After Finishing Final High School Class

Elle Fanning celebrates the end of her high school years with an ice cream cone in this cute shot from Instagram.

The 18-year-old graduating senior shared the pic on her account, writing, “Last day of after school ice cream ever!”, while she and a gal pal had the sweet treat at Baskin Robbins in Los Angeles on Friday (May 27).

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Earlier in the week, Elle‘s older sister, Dakota, was seen out enjoying the warm weather in New York City.

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Dakota Fanning is a Total 90s Baby!

Dakota Fanning is a Total 90s Baby!

Dakota Fanning rocks some super cool shades while spending time outside with a gal pal on Wednesday afternoon (May 25) in New York City.

The 22-year-old Effie Gray star kept it super cute in an off-the-shoulder blue dress.

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Dakota recently took to Instagram to share a super cute throwback photo of her days on a soccer team.

“#tbt (Yes, the name of the team was the Spice Girls. I’m a 90s baby.),” she captioned the pic.

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