Dakota Fanning signs on for ‘Mississippi Wild’

Dakota Fanning has a new project lined up. She’ll star in the film Mississippi Wild, set to film this spring.

The ‘Runaways’ actress will play the girlfriend of a teen (Ryan Donowho) who is forced to go on the run when he steals diamonds belonging to a local gangster in the indie thriller, according to Variety.

Mickey Rourke is being tipped for the role of the criminal while Forest Whittacker has reportedly been approached to take on the role of another gangster who is in turn chasing after Mickey’s character.

Jesse Bager will direct the movie from a script he has written while Shannon Makhanian and Ryan Johnson produce with Todd Slater set to executive produce.

Production is set to start in Atlanta on March 21.

Read more at ContactMusic.

Via @TwiGossipGirl

  • Brittany and Robert for life

    so pretty

  • Brittany and Robert for life

    so pretty

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