In an interview with MTV, “Push” director Paul McGuigan said he had few doubts about Fanning’s talent and her ability to play Cassie Holmes, a snarky, teenage “watcher” who can glimpse images of the future. In fact, McGuigan told MTV, he insisted on working with the actress.
“When I read the movie, the character that stood out was her character,” said McGuigan. “I said to everyone, I can’t do this movie unless Dakota Fanning’s going to do it, because to me she was perfect for the role.”
Read more of director Paul McGuigan’s thoughts about Dakota Fanning’s performance in “Push” at SplashPage.MTV.com.