Dakota Fanning is almost as famous for her blonde hair as she is for her acting roles. So when she showed up to the "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" premiere on Monday with brunette hair it was quite a shock.

The porcelain skinned actress told Yahoo! Movies she made the switch for an upcoming film. "I decided I needed a change... for the character I was playing I couldn't be a blonde," she explained.

Fanning recently finished filming "Very Good Girls" about two friends who vow to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. She also stars in the upcoming drama "Effie" about the relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Perhaps she changed her locks for "Night Moves," a film centered on three environmentalists who plot to blow up a dam. She is also starring in "Furious Angel" about a 17-year-old assassin.

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