Elle Fanning Also Starring in Glasgow-Set Musical ‘God Help the Girl’

It’s very interesting to watch the career of Elle Fanning. She’s already worked with J.J. Abrams, Cameron Crowe, David Fincher, Francis Ford Coppola all by age 14, who’s next? Variety reports on another role she’s taking in a musical set in Glasgow, Scotland titled God Help the Girl, written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, lead singer of Belle and Sebastian. The project, which has been in the works since late 2003, will also star English actor Olly Alexander, seen in Enter the Void and Gulliver’s Travels. If you’re familiar with Murdoch’s 2009 album “God Help the Girl” or the Kickstarter, then you may already know about this. The film is being produced by Barry Mendel, but earned over $120,000 in funding through Kickstarter (their page). Olly Alexander will play James, a cynical guitarist who accompanies Eve’s singing and becomes a mentor to Cass (Fanning), an American teen who tags alongside the …

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