Elle Fanning, Dakota Fanning to Play Sisters for the First Time in Melanie Laurent’s ‘The Nightingale’ for TriStar (Exclusive)

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Elle Fanning, Dakota Fanning to Play Sisters for the First Time in Melanie Laurent’s ‘The Nightingale’ for TriStar (Exclusive)
Elle Fanning and Dakota Fanning will unite for the first time on-screen to play sisters in the film adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s worldwide best-seller “The Nightingale” for TriStar Pictures, TheWrap has learned exclusively.

Mélanie Laurent (“Galveston”) will direct from a script by Dana Stevens. Elizabeth Cantillon is producing through her production company The Cantillon Company.

The Nightingale” follows two sisters coming of age in France on the eve of World War II and tells the story or their struggle to survive the German occupation of France. The story is inspired by the courageous women of the French Resistance who helped downed Allied airmen escape Nazi-occupied territory and hid Jewish children.

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Hannah’s book became a hit after it was published in 2015. It has since been published in 45 languages and
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