Ex-Child Star Fanning Weighs Villainous Twilight Role

Actress, 15 next month, in talks to play bad vampire in sequel
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 22, 2009 12:25 PM CST

(Newser) – Dakota Fanning: adorable child star or sadistic teen vampire? The actress, 15 next month, is in talks to star as vamp villain Jane in Twilight sequel New Moon, scheduled for a Nov. 20 release, E! reports. “There were no auditions. They just offered it to her outright, and now they’re in negotiations,” a source says. Maybe execs were swayed by an online Dakota-as-Jane petition, already signed by a whopping 130 fans.
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