Fanning Confirmed for ‘New Moon’ Role

Dakota Fanning will star as a bloodsucking vampire in the Twilight sequel New Moon.

The teenage actress has been at the center of fevered speculation in recent months as Internet reports claim she has been offered a role opposite Kristen Stewart and brooding Brit Robert Pattinson in the movie.

And now film bosses have confirmed the news to Access Hollywood — Fanning will play the role of Jane, a member of the Italian Volturi vampires in the sequel.

Filming on New Moon is scheduled to begin in Italy this spring.

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