Charlotte's Web: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dakota Fanning has been caught by Charlotte's Web. The young actress will star in Paramount Pictures' adaptation of E.B. White's classic children's tale.

Gary Winick is directing the live-action/CG-animated pic in which a young farm girl teams up with a spider named Charlotte to save a pig named Wilbur from the butcher's block.

A late January start date in Melbourne, Australia, is being eyed.