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Dakota Fanning wows in a white top and a black midi skirt at the premiere of the Hulu documentary series “Mastermind: To Think Like A Killer” in NYC as part of the Tribeca Film Festival

Dakota Fanning looked extremely businesslike on her last red carpet.

The 30-year-old actress – who recently admitted that her former co-star Tom Cruise has given her a pair of shoes for every birthday since filming “War of the Worlds” 19 years ago – sported a stylish monochrome look for the premiere of Hulu docuseries “Mastermind: To Think Like A Killer” in NYC.

The Hulu production premiered on Friday, June 7, at the SVA Theater in New York City as part of the 2024 Tribeca Festival, which began two days earlier.

The talented, experienced actress wowed on the red carpet in a combination of a long black skirt and a cream-colored blouse.

The top had a wrap design at the front and a small bow at the bottom of the waist.

Dakota Fanning looked extremely businesslike on her last red carpet

The 30-year-old actress wore a stylish monochrome look for the premiere of the Hulu docuseries “Mastermind: To Think Like A Killer” in NYC.

The 30-year-old actress wore a stylish monochrome look for the premiere of the Hulu docuseries “Mastermind: To Think Like A Killer” in NYC.

She also wore a pair of black open-toe pumps and her blonde locks were styled long and straight, falling over her chest and back, with a middle parting.

Dakota was executive producer of the project along with her sister Elle Fanning and director Abigail Fuller

It's a fascinating true crime documentary series about the woman whose crime-solving innovations changed history.

The three-part documentary series focuses on Dr. Ann Burgess, a specialist in the FBI's Behavioral Sciences Division who changed the way agencies investigate serial killings, who was also with the star at the event.

In an effort to find new and innovative ways to stop serial killers, Dr. Burgess adopted the tactic of first learning how to think like a serial killer while simultaneously studying the disturbed psyches of victims and their attackers.

For the Fanning sisters, the docuseries made it possible to create space for “an unknown heroine telling her story for the first time,” according to a statement they shared with Weekly entertainment.

“It is a testament to deep compassion for the victims and their families, a true journey through the lens of the psychology of profiling, and ultimately an electrifying message,” the sisters said in their statement to EW.

“If one person can make such profound changes for the better, who's to say the rest of us can't contribute in the same way to positive cultural change, no matter what field we're in?”

On the red carpet, the talented experienced actress impressed in a combination of a long black skirt and a cream-colored blouse

On the red carpet, the talented experienced actress impressed in a combination of a long black skirt and a cream-colored blouse

The top had a wrap design at the front and a small bow tie along the waist.

The top had a wrap design at the front and a small bow tie along the waist.

She also wore a pair of black open-toe pumps and her blonde locks were cut long and straight, falling over her chest and back with a center parting.

She also wore a pair of black open-toe pumps and her blonde locks were cut long and straight, falling over her chest and back with a center parting.

The couple also mentioned how they were drawn to Dr. Burgess' sense of humor and lightness despite the severity of their intense work.

“That, along with her courage and conviction, made us instant fans,” the Fannings explained, before adding, “She was underestimated, but she persevered until she changed the entire landscape.”

Dr. Burgess, 87, a professor at the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, was all smiles on the red carpet. Fanning wore black pants and top and a white blazer with black pinstripes.

Fanning and Burgess also took the opportunity to pose with Fuller, and the trio then took a group photo with executive producers Ross M. Dinerstein, Rebecca Evans, Rebecca Halpern, Leslie Chilcott and Dani Sloane.

Dr. Ann Burgess, a specialist in the FBI's Behavioral Sciences Division who changed the way agencies investigate serial killings, is the focus of the three-part documentary series, as she also accompanied the star at the event.

Dr. Ann Burgess, a specialist in the FBI's Behavioral Sciences Division who changed the way agencies investigate serial killings, is the focus of the three-part documentary series, as she also accompanied the star at the event.

“It is deeply empathetic to the victims and their loved ones, a true journey through the lens of the psychology of profiling, and ultimately an electrifying message,” the Fanning sisters emphasized in their statement to EW.

Dr. Ann Burgess, a specialist in the FBI's Behavioral Sciences Division who changed the way agencies investigate serial killings, is the focus of the three-part docuseries; she posed with Fanning and director Abigail Fuller at the premiere during the 2024 Tribeca Festival

Dr. Ann Burgess, a specialist in the FBI's Behavioral Sciences Division who changed the way agencies investigate serial killings, is the focus of the three-part docuseries; she posed with Fanning and director Abigail Fuller at the premiere during the 2024 Tribeca Festival

Executive producer Ross M. Dinerstein, Rebecca Evans, Dakota Fanning and Rebecca Halpern joined director Abigail Fuller and Dr. Ann Burgess for a group photo

Executive producer Ross M. Dinerstein, Rebecca Evans, Dakota Fanning and Rebecca Halpern joined director Abigail Fuller and Dr. Ann Burgess for a group photo

Other co-executive producers include Ross Girard and Mark McCune, while Dr. Burgess also serves as a consulting producer.

The sisters served as executive producers on the production along with their team at Lewellen Pictures, the company they founded in 2021.

“For us, it's a fascination with the psychology – the mystery of it all, the thriller components,” the Fanning sisters said in their statement. “But we are conscious of the fact that these stories are about real people; the impact of their trauma extends to a sea of ​​loved ones.”

To find new and innovative ways to stop serial killers, Dr. Burgess adopted the tactic of first learning how to think like a serial killer while simultaneously studying the damaged psyches of victims and their attackers.

To find new and innovative ways to stop serial killers, Dr. Burgess adopted the tactic of first learning how to think like a serial killer while simultaneously studying the damaged psyches of victims and their attackers.

With Dani Slaone as showrunner, the series focuses on how Dr. Burgess developed a new, modern profiling for serial killers, which she combined with compassion for the victims to help solve some of the most notorious true crime cases, such as Ted Bundy (pictured).

With Dani Slaone as showrunner, the series focuses on how Dr. Burgess developed a new, modern profiling for serial killers, which she combined with compassion for the victims to help solve some of the most notorious true crime cases, such as Ted Bundy (pictured).

The premiere of “Mastermind: To Think Like A Killer” on the Hulu streaming platform is scheduled for July 11.

The premiere of “Mastermind: To Think Like A Killer” on the Hulu streaming platform is scheduled for July 11.

Led by Dani Slaone as showrunner, the series focuses on how Dr. Burgess, a psychiatric nurse and professor, developed a new, modern profiling for serial killers and combined it with compassion for the victims to help solve some of the most notorious true crime cases.

From the well-known cases of Ed Kemper and Ted Bundy to lesser-known cases like the Ski Mask Rapist, Burgess investigates and studies a murderer, the victims, and the disturbed psyches of their attackers, piecing together two halves of the same story to catch a killer.

By using her new tactics in combination with scientific knowledge, Dr. Burgess was not only able to influence the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), but also make a contribution to the well-being of women in America.

The premiere of “Mastermind: To Think Like A Killer” on the streaming platform Hulu is scheduled for July 11.