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She spent spring break bumming around with her pals. She's stressed about passing her driving exam. And, she's just found the cutest pink vintage dress for prom. If it weren't for that whole "starring in films with Angelina Jolie and landing a Miu Miu campaign" thing, Elle Fanning might be just your average teen girl.
For proof, look no further than the May issue of Interview, in which the 16-year-old high school sophomore opens up to We Bought A Zoo costar Scarlett Johansson about loving science class, looking at colleges, and how there's "there's so much homework" that she has a hard time catching up on films.
True, most teens don't have the privilege of chatting about "school and everyday things" with Jolie on the Sleeping Beauty set. And, it's fair to say that Francis Ford Coppola doesn't invite just anyone over to watch The Red Shoes. But, when the blonde beauty talks about taking ballet five times a week and getting a Barbie calendar every year from her mom, you can't help but see her as a budding young adult.
Read on to see Fanning's Craig McDean-lensed shoot and hear her musings on everything from being banned from Facebook to envying the teens of yesteryear. For more, pick up the May issue of Interview, out today. (Interview)