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Rising Young Star Jordana Beatty

May 02, 2008

Jordana Beatty might have landed the role of a lifetime in the upcoming adaptation of the children's book Eloise in Paris but this week it was school as usual for the naturally talented ten-year-old.

Jordana, who has never done a drama class in her life, says she's "very, very, very, very excited" at the prospect of playing Kay Thompson's much loved character, and not the least bit nervous.  The film makers, who are aiming for a contemporary version of the children's classic, have decided to embrace the primary school student's flaming red hair.

Uma Thurman has been cast as Nanny. Principal photography begins August 12th in Paris, New York and the south of France.  Read More