USA Today has an interesting article from their interview with Dakota talking about her evolving career, from I Am Sam to New Moon and The Runaways.
“A lot of people still think of me as young, and as the girl from I Am Sam, or whatever,” Fanning says on a sunny spring afternoon in her room at the Regency Hotel after a day of doing non-stop press. She’s plopped on a couch, dressed casually in skinny jeans, open-laced boots, a gray blazer layered over a graphic tee. Around her neck is a simple Tiffany gold key necklace.
“After this (The Runaways), I might be able to do different things,” Fanning, 16, says. “As you get older, there are roles you can no longer do and so many more things you can do.” Mentored on-set by Currie, on-screen Fanning dives deep into the pitfalls of fame: drinking, smoking (herbal cigarettes, she says), and thrusting sexuality full-force into the camera with each throaty cherry-bomb burst.
Read the full article here.