Elle Fanning and Max Minghella Step Out for Stylish Date Night at Babylon Premiere

Elle Fanning and Max Minghella made a rare public appearance together as she supported him at the premiere of his movie Babylon on Dec. 15.

By Lindsay Weinberg Dec 16, 2022 9:14 PMTags
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Looks like the great romance between Elle Fanning and Max Minghella lives on. 

The couple confirmed they're still going strong with a rare public date night on Dec. 15, stepping out together at the Babylon premiere in Los Angeles.

Elle, 24, and Max, 37, kept it classy in black attire, with the actress wearing a vintage Alexander McQueen gown while supporting her boyfriend at his movie screening. (He plays Irving Thalberg alongside Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Olivia Wilde in the period film.)

Max and Elle first sparked romance rumors in 2018, the same year he directed her in the movie Teen Spirit.

The following year, she kept coy about their relationship status when she called him "such a good friend." 

"We just really love working together," The Great actress told Entertainment Tonight. "He loves pop music. Like he's really obsessed with that world, so it's perfect."

She added, "Max is such an incredible director, and you can see it's in his blood, obviously," referring to his parents Carolyn Choa and Anthony Minghella, who wrote The Talented Mr. Ripley and Cold Mountain. 

Elle Fanning's Best Looks

Later that year, the duo made their red carpet debut at the 2019 Met Gala in New York and attended an Academy reception together in London.

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Max, who is best known for his roles in The Handmaid's Tale and The Social Networkpreviously dated Kate Mara before their split in 2014.

Keep reading to see Elle and Max hit Hollywood, and more celebrity appearances at the Babylon premiere.

Tobey Maguire, Ruby Maguire

Tobey in Paul Smith

Margot Robbie

In Alaïa and Calzedonia

Brad Pitt
Olivia Wilde
Kelly Rowland

In Iris Van Herpen

Elle Fanning

In Alexander McQueen

Eiza González
Diego Calva
Max Minghella
Li Jun Li
Damien Chazelle

In Dolce & Gabbana

Demián Bichir
Jean Smart
Hannah Einbinder
Taylor Hill

In Balmain

Chrishell Stause

In Dolce & Gabbana

Emma Brooks McAllister
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