Elle & Dakota Fanning’s ‘The Nightingale’ Gets New Release Date Amid Pandemic

Elle and Dakota Fanning‘s new movie is being pushed back.

The upcoming World War II drama The Nightingale, which was due out at the end of 2020, will now be released on December 22, 2021 amid the global health crisis, Deadline reported on Thursday (April 30).

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The real-life sisters will play on-screen sisters in the Melanie Laurent-directed story, which was adapted from the bestselling Kristin Hannah book.

Here’s a plot summary: “The Nightingale is set on the eve of World War II and follows the sisters’ struggle to survive and resist the German occupation of France. The story was inspired by the courageous women of the French Resistance who helped downed Allied airmen escape Nazi-occupied territory and hid Jewish children.”

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