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Elle Fanning describes her new project “The Beguiled” as a movie with “lots of sex.” (Courtesy Twitter)
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Elle Fanning is sharing sexy news about her upcoming movie “The Beguiled.”

“My period clothes had so many tiny, tiny buttons, so small I could not dress alone. I had to be careful I didn’t rip any. And there’s lots of sex in this movie,” the 18-year-old kid sister of Dakota Fanning told Page Six’s Cindy Adams. (The gossip columnist called the “Maleficent” star “friendly” and “sweet.”)

Describing the movie, Elle said, “It’s the first film Sofia Coppola’s made in a few years. It’s set in the Civil War era. A soldier from the North hides in a girls’ school in the South.”

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It seems safe to say the Coppola might have a slightly different take on the story in the film, a remake of a 1971 picture of the same name starring Clint Eastwood and directed by his “Dirty Harry collaborator” Don Siegel. Both are based on a novel by Thomas Cullinan.

Colin Farrell plays Eastwood part: a captive soldier who uses his seductive charm to con his way into the girls’ hearts — and freedom.

Set for a June release, the movie costars Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Oona Laurence, Angourie Rice and Addison Riecke.

BILLIE’S GRIEF

Billie Lourd has reached out to her fans and followers.

Speaking out for the first time since her mom Carrie Fisher and grandmother Debbie Reynolds died, the 24-year-old “Scream Queens” actress took to social media on Monday.

She posted a of herself as a child with Fisher and Reynolds along with the message: “Receiving all of your prayers and kind words over the past week has given me strength during a time I thought strength could not exist. There are no words to express how much I will miss my Abadaba and my one and only Momby. Your love and support means the world to me.”

Fisher, 60, died Dec. 27, four days after going into cardiac arrest while on an airplane. Reynolds, 84, died a day later after suffering a stroke, her family said.

Reynolds’ son Todd Fisher says the family is planning a joint funeral.

NO ROCK FOR SERENA

Serena Williams flashed an appealingly low-key engagement ring on the way an airport in New Zealand with her fiancéé Alexis Ohanian.

Us reported Monday that the tennis champ was wearing duster coat, T-shirt, daisy dukes and fishnet tights when she offered a glimpse of the simple band while texting as the couple boarded a helicopter.

Williams announced her engagement to the Reddit cofounder via Reddit on Dec. 29 in a thread titled “I Said Yes.”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

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