10 Reasons Elle Fanning Should Be Your Fave Young Actress

Move over, Dakota Fanning! Your sister is about to take over Hollywood!

It’s hard not to love Elle Fanning. She’s cute, sweet, and super talented! That’s why we’re so excited for her to take on the role of Princess Aurora in the highly-anticipated new movie, Maleficent. Elle’s star is definitely on the rise, and we think she should be your new favorite young actress! She’s a great role model with a good head on her shoulders. Need we say more? Well, if you need more convincing, we made a list of 10 reasons why Elle should be your fave young actress. Check out our gallery to see the complete list and then go see Elle in Maleficent, hitting theaters this weekend!

We’ve all literally watched Elle grow up on camera. She made her debut in the acting business around the age of three in the 2001 film, I Am Sam. Elle played the younger version of her sister Dakota’s character. A few years later, Elle booked a role in Daddy Day Care and has worked consistently ever since.

In 2010, Elle earned praise for her performance in Somewhere, directed by Sofia Coppola. From there, Elle went on to appear in films like We Bought a Zoo and Super 8. Now, at the age of 16, Elle’s taking on her biggest role yet alongside Angelina Jolie in Maleficent. This movie is going to introduce Elle to a very large audience, and people around the world will soon know her name.

After doing some research, we believe Elle is a great person for young kids to look up to. She’s scandal-free and is extremely close with her family, which we love! These are just a few of the reasons we think Elle should be your favorite young actress, and we’ve got 10 more reasons for you! Want to see the entire list? Look at our gallery! Scroll through all of the pictures, read the facts, and give us your response! Is Elle going to be your new fave actress? Sound off in the comments!

Plus, don’t forget to see Elle in Maleficent, in theaters May 30th!