In 2011, Fanning starred in her breakout role as Alice Dainard in J. J. Abrams' sci-fi-drama, Super 8. For this role she received positive reviews and was often cited as one of the film's best aspects. She received numerous award nominations, including for a Saturn Award, a Young Artist Award, a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, a Teen Choice Award, a Scream Award, an MTV Movie Award, and a special Spotlight Award at the Hollywood Film Festival.
Relationship to Hailee Steinfeld
- Elle and Hailee are friends.
- Both of them appeared in Love