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Elle Fanning will next star in James Mangold’s A Complete Unknown, a biopic about Bob Dylan (to be played by Timothee Chalamet). Fanning can currently be seen starring as “Catherine the Great” in Hulu’s hit television series “The Great.” She also executive produces this satirical take on Russia’s longest ruling female leader. For her performance, Fanning was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award, an Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, a Golden Globe Award, and Best Actress nominations from SAG and Critics Choice. The series was nominated for a Gotham Award for Breakthrough Series, a SAG ensemble Award and Best Comedy Series by Critics Choice.

She recently starred and executive produced “The Girl from Plainville” a limited series for Hulu that was inspired by the true story of the controversial case of Michelle Carter (Fanning), who was convicted in 2017 of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging the suicide of her then-boyfriend via texts and phone calls. The series was nominated for Critics’ Choice and TCA Awards for Best Limited Series and Fanning was nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Television Film.  

In 2013, Fanning was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award and a British Independent Film Award for her performance in Sally Potter’s film Ginger & Rosa. The next year, she played ‘Sleeping Beauty’ opposite Angelina Jolie in Disney’s Maleficent, which earned over $750M in worldwide box office. Other notable credits include: Super 8, directed by JJ Abrams; Somewhere, directed by Sofia Coppola; The Neon Demon, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn; 20th Century Women, directed by Mike Mills; Live By Night, directed by Ben Affleck; The Beguiled, directed by Sofia Coppola; Teen Spirit, directed by Max Minghella; All the Bright Places in which she stars and produced; and The Roads Not Taken directed by Sally Potter. 

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Ella Beatty is making her Broadway debut as “River” in Appropriate, taking over for Elle Fanning. Beatty officially began performances earlier this week. Stopping by to show her support was Beatty's mother, actress Annette Bening. Check out photos here!

Photos: Ella Beatty Takes First Bows in APPROPRIATE on Broadway

Ella Beatty is making her Broadway debut as “River” in Appropriate, and officially began performances. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos of her first bows here!

Up on the Marquee: APPROPRIATE Moves to the Belasco Theatre

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Bennett Leak Will Be Second Stage Theater's Interim Artistic Director

Second Stage Theater has announced that Bennett Leak, Second Stage Theater's Director of Artistic Production, has been named Interim Artistic Director for the 2024-25 Season.

Ang Lee, Corey Stoll and Madison Love to be Honored at NYU Tisch School of the Arts' 2024 Gala

New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts will honor world-renowned film director Ang Lee, critically acclaimed film, television and Broadway actor Corey Stoll, and multi-platinum singer and songwriter Madison Love. Learn more about the honorees and about the gala!

Ella Beatty To Join The Company Of Broadway's APPROPRIATE

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of APPROPRIATE by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins will to welcome actress Ella Beatty to its cast when the production continues its limited  extended engagement at the Belasco Theatre in March.

APPROPRIATE Cancels Performances This Week Due to COVID

Due to COVID among the company, Second Stage Theater has canceled performances of Appropriate. Learn more about the cancellation dates.

APPROPRIATE Will Transfer to Belasco Theater; Extends Through June

The Second Stage Theater production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE, directed by Lila Neugebauer and starring Sarah Paulson, is extending its run and will transfer to the Belasco Theater. We have all the details!

New Block Of Tickets On Sale For GLORY DAYS Benefit Concert Starring George Salazar, Colton Ryan and More

Keen Company announces new block of tickets for GLORY DAYS benefit concert featuring Jordan Dobson, Derek Klena, Colton Ryan, and George Salazar. One-night-only event at Symphony Space.

Photos: Bradley Cooper, Pedro Pascal & Judith Light Visit Sarah Paulson at APPROPRIATE

The special guests keep on coming to the Hayes Theatre! The company of Appropriate recently welcomed (and posed backstage with) Bradley Cooper, Pedro Pascal and Judith Light. Check out photos here!

Jordan Dobson and George Salazar Join Keen Company's GLORY DAYS Benefit Concert

Complete casting has been announced for Keen Company's upcoming benefit concert of Glory Days by Nick Blaemire and James Gardiner. Find out who is joining the cast here!

Photos: Inside the Golden Globes With Emma Stone, Taylor Swift & More

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Da'vine Joy Randolph, Emma Stone & More Win Golden Globe Awards - Full List of Winners!

Broadway alums like Da'vine Randolph, Emma Stone, and Paul Giamatti took home trophies at the Jo Koy-hosted Golden Globe Awards last night. Other nominees included Danielle Brooks, Fantasia, Bradley Cooper, Maestro, Meryl Streep, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Exclusive: Angelina Jolie Visits Her Maleficent Co-Star Elle Fanning at APPROPRIATE

Angelina Jolie paid a visit to Appropriate on Broadway, where she posed backstage with the cast, which includes her two-time co-star Elle Fanning. Check out the exclusive photo here!

Exclusive: Go Inside the Opening Night Celebration for APPROPRIATE

Get an exclusive look into the opening night celebrations for Appropriate!

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of APPROPRIATE

See photos from the opening night red carpet of Appropriate at Second Stage!

Photos: Go Inside APPROPRIATE Opening Night Curtain Call

Check out photos from opening night curtain call of Appropriate!

Review Roundup: APPROPRIATE Opens On Broadway Starring Sarah Paulson, Elle Fanning, Corey Stoll & More

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate, directed by Lila Neugebauer, opens on Broadway tonight in a production from Second Stage Theater. The show's star-studded cast includes Emmy-winner Sarah Paulson, Corey Stoll, Elle Fanning and more! Read the reviews!

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What is Elle Fanning next theatre project?

Elle Fanning's next show will be Appropriate which opens on 12/18/2023 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Elle Fanning been in?

Elle Fanning has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Elle Fanning been in?

Elle Fanning has not appeared in the West End.

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