Pretty much everything about Super 8 has been kept majorly under wraps and secretive, and that’s just not fair. But while we know very little about the flick except that it involves a train wreck and Elle Fanning‘s in it, and well, it’s gonna be awesome, we do know some must-know facts about the cutie-pie cast!
From which cast member has a “schnoodle” puppy to another that’s terrified of the ocean, get all the juicy deets right here!
Elle's real first name is Mary. Both her and her sister, Dakota, use their middle names professionally.
Elle has a ‘Schnoodle’ (shiatsu/poodle mix) named Lewellen after Dakota’s character in Hounddog!Photo: IMDB
Gabriel's been on a few TV shows like an ep of iCarly and Eastwick, plus he's got a major role on The Big C, but Super 8 is his first major movie role.
Super 8 is Joel's first role ever, and he gets to have Elle Fanning as his love interest! Not too shabby, eh?Joel's favorite musical artists are Coldplay and Bruno Mars. Good taste, Joel! Photo: IMDB
Super 8 is14-year-old Riley's first on-screen role. But he knew he wanted to go into acting once he performed in A Midsummer Night's Dream play in first grade!
Riley's got a thing for Toms. He'd love to work with Tom Hanks or Tom Cruise on a movie someday!Photo: IMDB
Ryan hates girls that are needy. How do we know? He told us himself!
Ryan is deathly afraid of sharks! "Ankle deep (in the ocean) and I'm done," he told Zap2it.com.Photo: IMDB
Zach is actually the most experienced guy in the cast, considering he's been in other flicks like Kit Kittredge with Abigail Breslin and Changeling with Angelina Jolie.
Zach has lots of aunts and uncles! His dad has 7 siblings and his mother has 9! Whoa!Photo: IMDB
Which newbie do you think is the cutest? Will you see Super 8 when it comes out this weekend? Tell us what you’re thinking in the comments!