When we saw Elle Fanning on the New York set of her new film, "Three Generations," we had to do a serious double take.

Not only was the 16-year-old's signature bleach blond hair covered by a disheveled red wig, but the whimsically-dressed actress that we've come to expect was dressed all in men's clothing.

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We'd say Elle has successfully transformed for her role as a transgender teen who's transitioning from female to male. She even spent most of the shooting day riding around on a skateboard.

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