Elle Fanning is an American actress. She is the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning and is mainly known for her starring roles in Phoebe in Wonderland, Somewhere, Maleficent, and We Bought a Zoo. In 2011, Fanning starred in her breakout role as Alice Dainard in J. J. Abrams' sci-fi-drama blockbuster, Super 8. For this role she received overwhelming critical acclaim and was often cited as one of the film's best aspects.
Fanning will star in The Beguiled, directed by Sofia Coppola.