Elle Fanning To Play Mary Shelley In ‘A Storm in the Stars’

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Elle Fanning has signed on to star in ‘A Storm in the Stars’, the story of seventeen year old  Mary Wollstonecraft’s passionate love affair with poet Percy Shelley. Wollstonecraft later wrote ‘Frankenstein’ as Mary Shelley.

‘A Storm in the Stars’ will be directed by ‘Wadjda’ filmmaker, Haifaa Al-Mansour, Saudia Arabia’s first female director. It’s aiming for a 2015 shoot.

Fanning recently signed on to star in John Cameron Mitchell’s  ‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’ which will be adapted from a Neil Gaiman short story.