It took a paparazzo with an eagle eye to spot Elle Fanning on the New York City street set of her new movie, Three Generations, on Tuesday, because she couldn’t have looked more different. The 16-year-old actress, who is a Miu Miu model and Fashion Week staple, and most recently played an ethereal Princess Aurora in Maleficent, has transformed to play a transgender teenager named Ray who’s transitioning from female to male in the upcoming drama. The film, directed by Gaby Dellal, has some pretty big co-stars for Fanning to play against.
The 16-year-old, who made her film debut at age 2 opposite Sean Penn and her older sister Dakota in I Am Sam, is now starring as one of her favorite characters from childhood, Aurora (a.k.a. In keeping with the magical theme, Yahoo Movies quizzed Fanning on her favorite fairy godmother and some other enchanted inquiries. Do you have a fairy godmother?