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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Elle Fanning (‘The Girl From Plainville’ and ‘The Great’)

Elle Fanning is a gifted actress who is already a widely respected veteran at the age of just 24. She is the younger of two sisters — Dakota is four years older — who both made tremendous impressions as child performers en route to impressive careers as young adults, with no major personal bumps along the […]

How Elle Fanning Went From Saint Petersburg to Plainville Through Costume Design

“The way Elle transforms like that is incredible,” says The Girl From Plainville costume designer Mirren Gordon-Crozier. Just two weeks after wrapping season two of the historical comedy The Great, Fanning pivoted from 18th century Imperial Russian regalia, by Sharon Long, into the oversized T-shirts and printed leggings of a suburban Massachusetts teenager dealing with […]

Gracie Awards: Melissa McCarthy, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Tamron Hall Among Honorees

Melissa McCarthy, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Tamron Hall are among the high-profile women being honored by the 2022 Gracie Awards. The 47th annual event, presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, will honor talented women in TV, radio and digital media. Additional honorees include Kelly Clarkson, Elle Fanning, Kaitlyn Dever, Ellen K, […]

Elle Fanning in Hulu’s ‘The Girl From Plainville’: TV Review

The actress stars as Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts teen who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for texts encouraging the suicide of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III (Colton Ryan).

Javier Bardem, Nicholas Braun, Elle Fanning Kick Off 2022 SAG Awards With “I Am an Actor” Segment

Javier Bardem, Nicholas Braun and Elle Fanning kicked off the 2022 SAG Awards with the “I Am an Actor” opening segment at Sunday night’s ceremony, taking place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Braun, who is nominated in the ensemble category for Succession, told the audience that he got his SAG card when he was […]

“I Don’t Think Catherine Is a Maternal Person”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult and the Executive Producers of ‘The Great’

In the second season of The Great, Hulu’s comedic and frequently fabricated biography of Catherine the Great, Elle Fanning’s lead becomes a mother twice. Once is to her son Paul, with whom she’s pregnant for most of the season. The other is to Russia, the country she has officially taken from her husband, Peter (Nicholas […]

“I Wanted It to Be Honest and Real”: Acting Contenders Share Tales From the Sets of Their TV Series

ELLE FANNING (The Great) The first season of Hulu’s historical comedy was all about Catherine the Great’s rise to power, and the second begins with her grabbing the crown from her husband, Peter (Nicholas Hoult). “The second season is asking the question, ‘Once you have the power, what are you going to do with it?’ […]

Inside LACMA’s Art+Film Gala as Honoree Steven Spielberg Says: “I Don’t Think I’ve Referred to Myself in Public” as an Artist

The star-studded annual affair is often affectionately referred to as the Met Gala of the West as it features well-heeled, A-list guests from fashion, film, music, philanthropy, business and tech gathered to raise funds for a museum. But this year’s LACMA Art+Film Gala, a milestone 10th-anniversary event, shimmered in its own, brighter light on Saturday […]

Elle Fanning to Play Ali MacGraw in ‘Francis and The Godfather’

She joins Oscar Isaac as Francis Ford Coppola and Jake Gyllenhaal as Robert Evans.

7 Spring Beauty Trends Seen on Golden Globe Nominees From Regina King to Kaley Cuoco

Makeup artists for many of this year's crop of recognized actresses share how they achieved inspiring looks, from Viola Davis' luminescent smoky eye to Andra Day's sun-inflected monochrome. 

Elle Fanning to Topline Hulu Limited Series

Elle Fanning is adding a second Hulu show to her resumé, signing on to star in a limited series called 'The Girl From Plainville.'

Inside HBO and Hulu’s Very Different Takes on Catherine the Great and Her “Super Complicated Relationships”

'The Great' and 'Catherine the Great' crafted their own versions of the famous Russian monarch, but have at least one thing in common — creating a complex woman, flaws and all.